Chimbonda. Round two maybe?
Blackburn’s Pascal Chimbonda has been told he has no future at the club – just four months after he was blocked from joining West Ham United.
The versatile defender and one-time France international has figured in the last five Premier League games at Blackburn but looks to have fallen victim to the expected changes following the club’s takeover by ambitious Indian group Venky’s.
Chimbonda, 31, is believed to be disappointed as he was set to join West Ham for £500,000 in August only for Blackburn to ask him to stay and put Lars Jacobsen in the deal instead.
Chimbonda played left-back against Manchester United on Saturday and was at fault for one of Dimitar Berbatov’s five goals but his ability to play right-back and centre half has made him a useful member of Sam Allardyce’s squad.
However, he now looks set to leave on a free in the summer or cut-price fee in January.