Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Blackburn Rovers Eye Permanent Deal For Emnes

Blackburn Rovers Eye Permanent Deal For Emnes
Blackburn Rovers manager Owen Coyle is hoping to make Marvin Emnes' loan move permanent next Summer - when his contract expires at Swansea City.

The former Middlesbrough forward is available on a free in the Summer, and you'd assume that it's highly unlikely that the Swans will offer him a new deal - but you never know when we're handing fresh 4-year contracts out to players who aren't exactly 'assets'.

Emnes had two separate loan spells with the Swans - in 2010 and 2014 respectively before finally joining permanently before the start of the 2014/15 season.

The Dutchman netted 3 goals in 11 League appearances on loan, but he was never given a proper opportunity after signing a permanent deal and has still yet to score a League goal since doing so. He's contributed in the League Cup though, scoring 3 goals in as many cup appearances since July 2014.

Emnes has quickly made an impact at Blackburn, scoring 3 goals in 6 games as well as assisting another 3.

Coyle says he's been a big admirer of Emnes for 'many years' and is hoping to sign him when available on a free:

"Marvin is one I would like to sign,"

"He comes out of contract next year and he`s one I`ve always been a big admirer of for a number of years.'

Date:Tuesday October 11 2016
Time: 1:29PM


Always like Emnes. Solid performer, never hid and always made a positive contribution. Maybe he didn't play enough football to develop into a Premier League started but this could,be his opportunity.
Dennis Downing
11/10/2016 14:37:00
He had a knack of scoring from the bench and you wonder why we never tried him instead of Gomis, he wasn't going to do any worse and he could finish when given a chance. Never given a proper chance here and another player we've kept on for too long. Not quite good enough at this level but will do well at most championship clubs
11/10/2016 17:48:00
Wasn't quite sure why we took him on loan the second time, clearly wasn't a player wanted by Laudrup. He signed and didn't get a chance, and whilst he did always give 100% effort he never looked capable of earning a regular first team place. Definitely a Championship player at best but one we should have more use of when he was first here on loan.
11/10/2016 21:23:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Clement Confident Abraham Will Be Fit For Saturday

Swansea City head coach Paul Clement says he's confident that striker Tammy Abraham will be fit for selection on Saturday

Fabianski Wins Yet Another Man of the Match Poll

Swansea City goalkeeper Lucasz Fabianski wins yet another Vital Swansea man of the match poll, his 5th of the season

Rate The Players: Burnley 2-0 Swansea City

Rate the players' performances in the 2-0 away defeat at Burnley

Same Sh*t Different Day For Swansea City

It`s getting like groundhog day now, Swansea City produce another awful performance that ends in a defeat at Burnley

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

Editor email

Current Poll (see more polls)

What will the result be vs Bournemouth?
Suggested By:
Swansea City win29%
Bournemouth win57%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

1.Phil W15
2.Dennis Downing7
Write for Vital Football