New Rovers signing Brad Lyons says he'll be looking to follow in the footsteps of countryman Corry Evans during his time at the club.
The Northern Irish midfielder made a switch to East Lancashire from Coleraine on Tuesday, joining on an initial loan with a view to the deal being made permanent in January.
Asked about potentially playing alongside Evans at Ewood Park, Lyons said: "I’ll definitely be looking to learn from Corry."
"I think he’s a player I can really relate to, with his work rate at both ends of the pitch.
"He’s a great player who I’ve always watched for the national team, so if I can do what he’s done, I’ll be delighted.
“The first target is to get my head down and get used to the full-time training here. Then, it’s all about trying to impress whoever is watching.
"I don’t like looking too far into the future, but there are long-term targets there. I want to get into the first-team and impress the manager.
"If I can get a few appearances behind me, I want to kick on from there."
The 21-year-old says the positive atmosphere surrounding the club was a factor which influenced his decision to sign, and believes the only way is up for Rovers.
“This is one hundred per cent a club heading in the right direction; everything is positive and that’s what helped me sign.
"The club has rebuilt over the last couple of years and everything is on the up again."