DANNY’S HAPPY TO GO A-ROVING FOR GOAL
DANNY GRAHAM has no concerns about breaking his goal duck for the season after joining Blackburn Rovers on loan until the summer.
The Sunderland striker has not found the net in his last 14 games in all competitions. It’s a run that stretches back to last term.
But the 30-year-old, who scored 24 Championship goals for Watford in the 2010-11 season, insists there is no pressure on his shoulders.
“I’ve had this before in my career, when I haven’t scored goals in 10-15 games, and I’ve always managed to come back,” he said.
“The older I get, the stronger I become, so that is not a problem.
“My goal record is good. I’ve got more than 100 League goals, so I know where the goal is. I’m not worried about it.
“It’s just a case of one going in and I’m sure the rest will follow.”
Graham has just six months to run on his Sunderland contract.
This latest loan move is his fourth since joining the Wearsiders in 2013.
Knowing he is likely to be in the shop window until the end of the season, the former Carlisle front man is eager to impress.
“Blackburn have given me the chance to come and play and, as I’m out of contract in the summer, I’ll be working to do well for Blackburn and for myself,” Graham added.
“At the end of it, there might be something there if we can agree on a longer stay. There’s no reason whatsoever that can’t happen.
“It’s a fantastic football club. I’ve met the lads and trained with them and I can tell straight away they’re a great set.
“If everything fits and everything is right then, yes, hopefully something can happen.
“I’m excited and I can’t wait to get going.”
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