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Blackburn Confirm Tugay Departure

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Veteran playmaker Tugay will leave Blackburn at the end of the season.

The former Galatasaray star, 38, who won 94 caps for Turkey, joined Rovers from Rangers for £1.3m in 2001.

Blackburn manager Sam Allardyce said: "We will say farewell at the end of the season and thank you very much for what you have done for Blackburn.

"Tugay has had a fantastic career, but the ever-increasing physical demands of the Premier League mean you cannot go on forever."


What a talent he was. I still can't believe how old he is though, turning 39 in August.

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cue someone suggesting we should resign him

As a coach, perhaps :pipe:. There's many a youth who would benefit to get some tips off of Tugay.

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He looks like he's 49!

Great player, who still has the ability to play in the Premiership. £1.3m, what a bargain Blackburn got there!

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