Kean makes Bolton offer

Rovers boss hopes Muamba makes full recovery

Steve Kean: Happy to postpone clash with Bolton as Fabrice Muamba battles for his life

Blackburn boss Steve Kean has offered to postpone next weekend's Premier League match with Bolton following Fabrice Muamba's cardiac arrest.

The Trotters midfielder is in a critical condition in the London Chest Hospital after collapsing on the pitch during the FA Cup quarter-final at Tottenham.

Bolton's Premier League match at Aston Villa on Tuesday night has already been postponed and Rovers boss Kean said Blackburn would do the same thing this weekend if the Trotters ask.

Come together

"I think the whole footballing world has come together," said Kean.

"Whatever we have to do we would only respect what Bolton want us to do next weekend.

"We hope he makes a full recovery but if they need a little bit more time and the game doesn't go ahead then we would respect that from Bolton's point of view."

"We will respect everything that has to be done to facilitate a full recovery not only for Fabrice but his team-mates who could quite possibly be in a difficult position. "

Steve Kean

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Kean added: "Everyone is taking advice from the hospital and experts in that we are hoping for progress in 24/48 hours and I know we are getting close to that point.

"We will respect everything that has to be done to facilitate a full recovery not only for Fabrice but his team-mates who could quite possibly be in a difficult position.

"We will get in communication (with Bolton). I am sure our directors will speak with theirs and I will speak to Owen (Coyle) myself later.

"We will communicate today and do the right thing."

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