Eyre: Kean will be 'outstanding'

06 October 2011 10:16
Rochdale manager Steve Eyre is sure on-loan Jake Kean will develop into an "outstanding goalkeeper".[LNB] The Blackburn man is spending the season at Spotland and he was the hero for Dale in Tuesday night's penalty shoot-out victory over Walsall in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy with two fine saves.[LNB]Eyre is a big fan of the 20-year-old and thinks he can only develop during his time in League One.[LNB]"He's Blackburn Rovers' goalkeeper and he's going to be an outstanding goalkeeper," he told Sportinglife.com.[LNB]"Hopefully that will be for Blackburn Rovers in the Premier League. [LNB]"From our point of view we see this as an ideal place for him to develop and a game like this proves that."[LNB]Kean, who enjoyed a successful loan spell with Hartlepool last season, admits he is hoping to impress Blackburn and his dream is to play regular football for Rovers in the Premier League.[LNB]He said: "The aim as a loan player is always to try and impress your parent club.[LNB]"The aim is to go and play for them in the Premier League.[LNB]"Hartlepool last year was brilliant and I couldn't begin to thank them enough for what they did for me. [LNB]"To come here is a different challenge and I'm really starting to settle in and enjoy it."

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