Date: 5th December 2011 at 2:25pm
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Rovers manager Steve Kean has singled out two key areas in which to strengthen when the January transfer window opens.

Far from the portrayed pressurised individual he is painted as Kean is already planning for a month’s time in either a blaze of confidence or ignorance.

The idea is to bring in two new faces – a striker to take the goalscoring burden off of Yakubu with David Goodwillie and Barn Door, sorry I mean Jason Roberts struggling in that department.

The other is for me the key bit – to bring in a stronger midfielder to add bite to a weak area in the Rovers side… Not specifically Jermaine Jones but someone in that ilk as has been sorely missed since the end of last season.

‘We’d like to bring a midfielder and a striker in.’ Kean told the Lancashire Telegraph.

‘We will also look to see if there is excess money available. Then we’d like to strengthen other areas.

‘But we certainly need a midfielder. At the minute we are playing Morten Pedersen in there and he is doing a great job, David Dunnas well.

‘But we are a little bit light in midfield. We have been since the start of the season.

‘And you are always looking to add a striker who will score goals. Yak is doing it just now but every club is looking for strikers.’

Wouldn’t hurt to shore up the right back slot surely Steve? Salgado’s legs have gone and Bruno is seemingly rubbish.

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