Blackburn Rovers midfielder Tom Cairney has been earning rave reviews for some time – in no small part due to an impressive return of five goals and six assists in 37 appearances last season, earning him the Player of the Year award at Ewood Park. Here’s a look at some of his highlights from last term:
He also recorded the second-best pass success rate in the Championship:
And the 23 year-old will have done his profile no harm with a Man of the Match performance against Cardiff City during the opening fixture of the 2014/15 campaign last Friday, the details of which are viewable below:
And the display was tipped off by this impressive strike:
Having only officially signed for Rovers in January for a £500k fee after impressing on loan from Hull City, it’s unlikely the former Scotland U21 can be prised away from the Lancashire outfit in the current window.
But Premier League sides won’t be able to overlook Cairney’s proficient form much longer and he could become available in January if Blackburn’s promotion chances have taken a significant hit.