“He’s got pace to terrify defenders and, as we saw, something in his locker to go and win games.”
For Blackburn, and new boss Owen Coyle, the pressure is already on after some supporters walked out following Norwich’s third.
On loan Manchester City midfielder Jack Byrne was one of the few Rovers players to emerge with any credit as a second half sub.
Byrne said: “It’s hard to explain these things, that’s football.
“We’re looking to put it right and we owe the fans a performance because we’ve been waiting two months for a game, for the real thing to come back around.
“It wasn’t good enough and we know if we keep playing like that we will be at the wrong end of the table. Maybe it’s the kick up the backside we needed.”