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King completes Rovers move

2 January 2013

Blackburn have completed the permanent signing of Manchester United youngster Josh King for an undisclosed fee.

The 20-year-old forward initially moved to Ewood Park on loan in November - the only signing of Henning Berg's brief tenure as manager.

Two goals in eight appearances, including the opener in last weekend's 3-1 triumph at Barnsley, have proved enough to earn the Norway international a deal that runs until summer 2015 with the option of a further year.

"I've enjoyed my time here, we've a great group of lads and I think I've settled in well," he said.

"I'm happy to be here and I'm really looking forward to the next two-and-a-half years that I've signed for.

"Everybody has made me so welcome here. I feel comfortable here and I'm happy to make the deal permanent."

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