Rovers bring in Modeste

But Bordeaux insist they cannot buy loan man

Anthony Modeste: Has moved to Blackburn on loan from Bordeaux

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Blackburn Rovers have completed the signing of striker Anthony Modeste on loan until the end of the season from Bordeaux.

The highly-rated 23-year-old arrives at Ewood Park on loan and his French employers have emphasised there is no option to buy.

Bordeaux paid Nice €3.5million for Modeste in August 2010, and although he has failed to make a huge impact at the Parc Lescure they still see a future for him at the club.

Blackburn have now moved to finalise a deal, subject to medical, and he will be available for this weekend's game at Everton.

Modeste is Blackburn's first signing of the transfer window.