Harrison Reed has paid tribute to the club after his spell at Ewood Park came to a premature end.
The 24-year-old midfielder joined Rovers on a season-long loan from Southampton in August and would soon establish himself as a key figure in Tony Mowbray's side.
Reed scored three goals in 36 appearances in Rovers colours - including strikes in the victories over Stoke City and Hull City, as well as a Goal of the Season contender away at West Brom.
His all-action, energetic, tenacious and high quality displays also made him a firm favourite with the Rovers fans.
After picking up an ankle injury in training a fortnight ago, manager Mowbray today confirmed that the versatile midfielder would miss the remainder of the season and had returned to his parent club, where he would begin his rehabilitation.
Reed, who is hoping to return to Ewood Park for next week's End of Season Awards, was eager to pay thanks to everyone connected with the club for the support he has received over the past eight months.
"What an absolute pleasure it was to represent this club this season," he said.
"I want to say a huge thank you to everyone - players, staff and fans - for the opportunities and support given to me throughout.
"It's a disappointing way to end the season, but I wish you all the very best in the future. You deserve it!"