Blackburn star striker Jordan Rhodes backed to end drought

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Blackburn manager Paul Lambert has backed star striker Jordan Rhodes to end his recent goal-scoring drought.

The Scotland international has failed to find the back of the net in any of his last seven Rovers matches, with his last strike coming in the 2-1 victory over Preston in November, the first match of Lambert’s reign at Ewood Park.

The 25-year-old is currently enduring the second longest goal drought of his Rovers career, but Lambert is convinced the forward will soon rediscover his goal scoring touch.

He told reporters: “It won’t be the only spell in his career that he’ll go through like this. This will make him stronger and we have to try and get him back scoring. And, once he does, I’m sure he’ll continue. That’s Jordan all over.”

The former Aston Villa boss says he is also looking to add more attacking options to his squad, in a bid to ease the goal-scoring burden that his star marksman currently holds.

He added: “But that’s why I want to get him some help as well. We have to get a team around him as well. To have that success we have to get the team to perform as well as individuals.”

The Blue and Whites have failed to score in any of their last four matches and they will be looking to end that drought when they welcome Queens Park Rangers to Ewood Park on Tuesday.

Rovers are available at 2.15 to win the match, whilst the Hoops are on offer at 3.60 and the draw outcome is priced 3.10.

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