Owen Coyle’s Blackburn Rovers currently find themselves embroiled in a relegation dogfight and currently occupy the last relegation spot, but sit just one point from safety.

Survival is no doubt the aim for this club and it appears that January could prove to be a pivotal month as the right additions could see them catapult up the table.

One reason for Blackburn’s struggles so far this campaign is due to the sheer amount of goals conceded.

Only two clubs – Nottingham Forest and Rotherham United – have a worse defensive record this season than Blackburn Rovers and it is clear that defensive reinforcements are needed at Ewood Park.

The team have conceded a remarkable 40 goals in just 25 league games.

Therefore, Coyle should prioritise defenders in this upcoming window as he is getting goals from Sam Gallagher and Danny Graham and the service is being provided from the likes of Ben Marshall.

Blackburn haven’t properly replaced Shane Duffy and Grant Hanley.

This article is going to suggest three defenders that the club could potentially look to bring in this month to help sure up their leaky defence…