West Ham United rival Blackburn Rovers for Sporting Lisbon ace Silva

02 Aug

              According to reports Blackburn Rovers  face competition for Sporting Lisbon midfielder Adrien Silva.
The  23-year-old has been a target for Rovers, who are hoping he will hook up with  their Portuguese contingent.
However, the Daily Mail claims West Ham  United boss Sam Allardyce has moved to beat his former club with a £1 million  offer.


Full name Adrien Sébastien Perruchet Silva[1]
Date of birth (1989-03-15) 15 March 1989 (age 23)
Place of birth Angoulême, France
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Sporting CP
Number 23
Youth career
1994–2000 Bordeaux
2000–2002 ARC Paçô
2002–2007 Sporting CP
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007– Sporting CP 33 (0)
2010 Maccabi Haifa (loan) 6 (0)
2011–2012 Académica (loan) 34 (5)
National team
2004 Portugal U16 3 (0)
2005–2006 Portugal U17 17 (0)
2006–2007 Portugal U18 2 (0)
2007–2008 Portugal U19 7 (1)
2009–2010 Portugal U21 14 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 December 2011.† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 December 2011

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