Jensen appointed as Kean assistant at Blackburn

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Former Arsenal and Denmark midfielder John Jensen has been appointed assistant to Steve Kean at Blackburn Rovers.

The 45-year-old, who spent four years at Highbury and won the Uefa Cup Winners' Cup in 1994, has agreed to work alongside Kean initially until the end of the season.

"John has a wealth of experience, both here and abroad," Kean said. "He is very focused on the development of players.

"His views and philosophies on football dovetail with mine and he has shown himself to be a very loyal assistant. I am delighted to welcome him aboard."