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Blackburn Rovers Hope Akpan

 

Blackburn Rovers have signed midfielder Hope Akpan from Championship rivals Reading on a free transfer.

Akpan made 63 appearances for the Royals, having joined from League Two side Crawley Town in January 2014 .

The 23-year-old, who has won four international caps for Nigeria, has signed a two-year contract with Rovers.

Akpan started his career with Premier League Everton and also had a two-month loan spell with Hull City prior to joining Crawley in 2011.

 

 

12 Aug 2015
(BBC Sport UK)

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