Rovs sign midfielder Basturk

Last updated : 27 January 2010 By BBC Sport

Germany-born Basturk was part of the Bayer Leverkusen's team which lost the Champions League final 2-1 to Spanish giants Real Madrid in 2002.

He was also part of Turkey's 2002 World Cup team which finished third.

Basturk earned his reputation as a creative midfielder following three seasons with Leverkusen before moving to Hertha Berlin in 2004.

He joined then German champions Stuttgart in July 2007, making 30 appearances for the club.

Blackburn look set to lose Benni McCarthy after agreeing an undisclosed fee with West Ham for the South Africa striker.

Source: BBC Sport

Source: BBC Sport