Goodwillie completes Blackburn move
Blackburn have completed the signing of Scotland striker David Goodwillie from Dundee United.
The deal was confirmed by the Barclays Premier League club in a statement on their official website.
Goodwillie, 22, has signed a four-year contract.
Blackburn did not disclose the transfer fee involved, however Goodwillie is believed to be costing Blackburn an initial £2million.
He was reportedly wanted by Blackpool and Cardiff before the battle for his services came down to a contest between Rangers and Blackburn.
Blackburn agreed a fee with United on Friday, and although Rangers made several efforts to strike a deal, they did not match their SPL rivals' demands. The structure of payments was reported to have been a stumbling block for the Scottish champions.
Goodwillie underwent a medical with Blackburn on Tuesday and his arrival at Ewood Park will come as a fresh blow to Rangers, who have been knocked out by Malmo in the third qualifying round of the Champions League.
Blackburn said in their statement: "Rovers have seen off fierce competition from a host of other clubs to make their first signing of the summer."
Goodwillie made his Scotland debut against Faroe Islands last November, and has been included in Craig Levein's squad for the friendly against Denmark next Wednesday.
The frontman won PFA Scotland's Young Player of the Year award in May, and had two years remaining on his contract with United, having signed a one-year extension in March.