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Allardyce to lead Rovers revolution

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Sam Allardyce has been backed to "work wonders" with a bumper transfer kitty by Blackburn's owner-in-waiting, who has pledged to give the Rovers boss up to £100million for team strengthening.

Ahsan Ali Syed moved a step closer to buying Blackburn on Monday when representatives of the Indian businessman signed a Memorandum of Understanding to start a four-week period of exclusive negotiations and due diligence.

"Right now Big Sam has done a fantastic job with very limited resources," Syed told The Sport Briefing. "If I can give him some good resources I'm pretty confident he could work wonders."

Syed, 36, is hoping to wrap up a takeover of the Barclays Premier League club as quickly as possible to give Allardyce time to bolster his squad before the current transfer window shuts at the end of the month.

However, regardless of when his acquisition is completed, the owner of Western Gulf Advisory is keen to keep the incumbent Rovers manager in place for the foreseeable future if the deal acquisition goes ahead.

"I have 14 days to complete (the takeover) before the transfer window shuts at the end of the month and I'm trying my level best because Big Sam needs funds for players," he added.

"I will be working very hard to complete the deal so that I can allocate some funds and help Big Sam to buy some good players.

"Between £80-100million is what I'd be allocating for players, but I'm not saying that there is not talent in the team. The talent is already very good."

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