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Blackburn Rovers officially confirmed the activation of the contract clause that extends the link with Chilean striker Ben Brereton until June 2023. In this way, Big Ben will play another season in the Championship League and ignores options that had arisen to play the Premier League with West Ham and the Spanish League and the Champions League with Sevilla.

Ben Brereton scored 22 goals last season with Blackburn Rovers and will now go for a new chance to get promoted to the Premier League
© Getty ImagesBen Brereton scored 22 goals last season with Blackburn Rovers and will now go for a new chance to get promoted to the Premier League

A piece of news that shocks the fans is the one announced this morning by Blackburn Rovers from England, confirming the renewal of Chilean striker Ben Brereton Díaz’s contract until mid-2023 and just before the player got the pass in his power at the end of June.

Rovers activated the one-year option to renew Ben Brereton Diaz’s contract, which was due to expire at the end of next month. The 23-year-old, who joined Rovers from Nottingham Forest in August 2018, is now under contract. at Ewood Park until June 30, 2023,” the Lancashire team made official.

Brereton had his best season in professionalism in terms of scoring contribution, with 22 celebrations in the Championship League and another four with the Chilean team, where he became the great offensive hope after his nationalization, in 2021.

However, Blackburn Rovers were unable to capitalize on his production and ended the season in seventh place, out of even a group shot for promotion to the Premier League in the post-season, after a disappointing second half of the season in the that Ben could not give all his production due to an injury.

Brereton’s decision draws attention in the midst of different publications in the European press, which warned of the interest of West Ham United of England and Sevilla of Spain, which would have given the Chilean striker the opportunity to perform in more competitive scenarios, such as the Premier League and the Champions League.

The decision made official today will be pending further information, since Blackburn Robers also announced the departure of veteran coach Tony Mowbray, after five years, and the next confirmation is expected of who will take his place at the head of a new project for promotion to the division of honor of British football.

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