Blackburn global advisor Shebby Singh claims the club will have a new manager in place by the middle of next week at the latest.
Rovers have had approaches for Fulham first-team coach Billy McKinlay and Tottenham counterpart Tim Sherwood rejected as they look for a replacement for Steve Kean.
"You have got to tread with caution and if caution means taking a little bit more time than usual we'll take it," Singh said on The Footballer's Football Show on Sky Sports 1. But asked when an appointment would be made, he said: "Definitely by the middle of next week."
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