Date: 7th April 2016 at 5:43pm
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This, following the recent announcement of debt of more than £100m at Blackburn!

Debts of £102.4m were revealed recently when accounts were released to Rovers shareholders with this cause for concern for many – including Rovers boss Paul Lambert.

He’s told the BBC he’s looking for ‘leadership’ from Venky’s with the Indian based Rao family needing to clarify what the future plans are and how this debut can be reduced.

‘There has to be leadership and talking about how to reduce the debt. I saw the accounts like they were, you can’t just magic that sort of thing out of the air. There are a lot of football fans that watch, it’s their club, I’m sure they want to know what’s going on.’

This debut compares to a profit from Lancashire rivals Burnley of £30.1m, then again the debt isn’t ‘as bad’ as Bolton, who apparently had £172.9m before they were recently taken over but that’s these clubs, not ours!

Blackburn getting this debt (which has increased from £79.8m, with Rovers of course under a Football League transfer embargo, from that known when Lambert was appointed in November) is the main priority.

Jordan Rhodes’ exit isn’t factored into these figures with other measures of late probably likewise.

What does this mean for the ‘exciting new era’ Lambert was looking to bring to Ewood Park though? He’s again said he’s not looking for ‘mediocrity’ and still has his ‘plan’ in place so will now seek input as to how likely this is to be now.

‘I never came here for mediocrity, I want to try to get out of the league. To do that we need good players and big players. There are good players at this club, but you need a bit of help. I know the plan I want, but I will know in the next week or so.’

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