Simon Vukcevic set to complete Blackburn switch

By Saj ChowdhuryBBC Sport
Simon Vukcevic is set to sign for Blackburn
Vukcevic played for Montenegro against England at Wembley in October

Blackburn Rovers are expected to complete the signing of midfielder Simon Vukcevic from Sporting Lisbon early this week.

The 25-year-old Montenegro player arrived at the club for a medical on Thursday and is set to become the club's fourth purchase of the summer.

The most high profile of those signings is striker David Goodwillie, who cost a reported £2.8m from Dundee United.

Rovers are bottom of the Premier League after losing their first two fixtures.

Their most recent defeat came on Saturday when they were beaten 3-1 by Aston Villa.

Vukcevic arrives at Ewood Park having spent four years at Sporting Lisbon. He signed for the Portuguese club from Saturn Moscow Oblast for 4m euros (£3.5m) in 2007.

The attacking midfielder is a regular member of the Montenegro side and featured in October's Euro 2012 qualifier against England, which ended 0-0.

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