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Nov 22, 2011

Kean puts talks on hold

Under-fire Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean has told ESPNsoccernet that he has personally decided to put new contract talks on hold while he battles for Premier League survival.

• Venky's won't sell Blackburn
• Blackburn blog: Venky's legacy

Kean, 44, has won just six of his 33 games in charge since surprisingly being hired to replace Sam Allardyce in the Ewood Park hotseat last December.

Blackburn's poor performances have led to the Scot being subjected to plenty of vitriol from his own fans, with supporters regularly delivering chants lamenting his reign and one group going as far as hiring a plane to fly over Ewood Park with the message "Steve Kean Out" trailing behind it on a giant banner during a recent home defeat to Chelsea.

However, the growing opposition to Kean's reign has not deterred Blackburn's owners Venky's from offering the former Fulham and Coventry assistant improved terms and, with his contract due to expire in 2013, the club are willing to offer him a new contract until 2015.

Still, Kean is not willing to open talks until results improve and told ESPNsoccernet: "Yes, there have been discussions about a new contract, but I have told the owners that this is an inappropriate time to conclude any new contract discussions. Instead, the real issue is for me and everyone else to concentrate on the games.

"The fact that the owners have talked to me about a new contract means that they can see what we are building here, and we hope to make others see it too.

''We need to turn the last remaining negatives into positives, and the vast majority of the fans can see that our performances deserve to be six or seven points better off and halfway up the table, those fans have seen for themselves what has happened in certain games when we deserved more from our performances. That will come."

Rovers currently sit 19th in the Premier League and would have found themselves rooted to the foot of the table had Yakubu not netted a 99th-minute penalty to salvage a 3-3 draw with rock-bottom Wigan.

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