Chelsea's Franco Di Santo Goes on Loan to Blackburn Rovers

Ramkumar SCorrespondent IAugust 3, 2009

LONDON - NOVEMBER 12:  Franco Di Santo of Chelsea in action during the Carling Cup Fourth Round match between Chelsea and Burnley at Stamford Bridge on November 12, 2008 in London, England.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Chelsea's young Argentinian striker Franco Di Santo has moved to Blackburn in a loan deal that will keep him there until the January transfer window. Blackburn then have the option of further extending the loan and keeping Di Santo at Ewood Park untilthe end of the season.

This move will mark a positive for Chelsea and Di Santo who will hope to see more playing time as well as for Sam Allardyce, who is in the search for a new striker after Roque Santa Cruz moved to Manchester City.