The Ewood Park club have won only seven points from 12 Premier League games this season, and a section of the club’s fans have been petitioning for the Scottish coach to be replaced.
Despite this, Kean has been awarded a better deal. Although the manager’s contract has not been extended, his annual salary has been increased to a supposed £1.5million.
The favourable terms have been announced by the club, as Kean continues to get the backing of the Indian owners.
“Following recent media speculation Blackburn Rovers FC can confirm a revision to manager Steve Kean’s existing contract has been completed. An agreement made in the summer has now been formalised,” an official statement reads.
“Contrary to some reports there is no change to the length of the contract. The club respects that all contracts are private and confidential and no further comment will be made,” it concluded.
Rovers travel to the Britannia Stadium to take on Stoke on Saturday.
By Gareth McKnight