Nelsen missing for Rovers

Blackburn are without captain Ryan Nelsen for Sunday’s Barclays Premier League trip to Liverpool.

Blackburn are without captain Ryan Nelsen for Sunday’s Barclays Premier League trip to Liverpool.

The New Zealand international suffered a knee injury in last week’s defeat of Bolton and could be out for three to four weeks.

Christopher Samba is likely to take his place having served a suspension while Brett Emerton (Achilles) is also available again.

David Dunn is pushing for a recall having had a run-out in the reserves this week.

Provisional squad: Robinson, Grella, Olsson, Salgado, Givet, Pedersen, Nzonzi, Hoilett, Roberts, Diouf, Andrews, Kalinic, Dunn, Chimbonda, Reid, Di Santo, Brown, Samba, Emerton, Jones.

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