Rovers to fight for Sharp

Doncaster striker could stay despite Leicester interest

Billy Sharp: Not yet certain that he will join Leicester

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Sky Sports understands that Doncaster will attempt to keep Billy Sharp at the Keepmoat Stadium by offering him a new deal.

Rovers confirmed over the weekend they had reluctantly accepted a bid from Championship rivals Leicester for the striker.

Whilst granting the Foxes permission to speak to Sharp, Doncaster manager Dean Saunders remained hopeful that he would decide not to leave.

And it is now understood that Doncaster major shareholder Dick Watson has put up the money to offer Sharp a new deal in an effort to hold on to the 25-year-old.

Sharp has been a key player for Doncaster since arriving from Sheffield United in 2009, having previously plied his trade with Scunthorpe.