Jensen agrees Blackburn stay

Jensen joined Rovers as Steve Kean’s assistant in January following
Sam Allardyce’s departure. The former Arsenal midfielder man only
agreed a six-month contract upon his arrival, but he has now been
rewarded with a 12-month extension. Jensen helped Blackburn secure
survival in the Premier League and the Dane was delighted to stay
at the Lancashire club. “To be asked to stay on means an awful lot
to me,” Jensen told the club’s official website. “Steve told me a
few weeks ago that he was keen for me to stay whatever happened,
but the situation is clearly much better now we have secured our
Premier League status. “It is apparent to me that the Premier
League is by far and away the best competition in the world and to
be able to be part of it at a club as good as this is very
exciting.” Kean was happy to see Jensen rewarded with a new deal to
continue their partnership next season. “John quickly proved to me
that he has all the qualities necessary to fulfil the role of
assistant manager, not least loyalty and trust,” said Kean. “He is
a football man and we share the same philosophies. I’m delighted
that he has agreed to continue with us and see him playing a big
part in our future.”