The best #FreeJordanRhodes memes & jokes as Blackburn striker asks to talk to Boro
Boro fans mount a campaign to #FreeJordanRhodes as the Blackburn striker asks to talk to the club.
After Blackburn striker Jordan Rhodes asked his club for permission to talk to Middlesbrough following a reportedly rejected £12m bid, Boro fans have mounted a campaign to #FreeJordanRhodes from the clutches of their Championship rivals.
I have been advised by the club that they have rejected an offer from Middlesbrough for my services which was in excess of what Blackburn paid for me.
I am ambitious and have never hidden my desire to play at the highest level possible and that was one of the reasons why I left Huddersfield Town for Blackburn.
When I left Huddersfield I felt the timing was right in the next stage of my career and, having seen Middlesbrough’s performances last season in reaching the play-off final and their ambition this summer in terms of acquisitions, I would have liked to have been able to talk to them and I am unhappy at not being given that opportunity.
… and the Middlesbrough supporters want to make that happen: