It is unclear how much money Kean will have to spend but the decision to give him the job for the rest of the campaign should give the players at the club more clarity.
Central defender Ryan Nelsen has voiced his
shock at Allardyce's departure,
while there is speculation defender Christopher Samba may submit a transfer request over the actions taken by the owners.
Kean will have to deal with such issues after already being dealt a setback with 18-year-old defender
Phil Jones suffering a knee injury
in the game against the Hammers which rules him out for three or four months.
Rovers are currently 12th in the Premier League and Kean takes over with relatively little managerial experience.
The Scotsman was a coach at Reading and became Chris Coleman's assistant at Fulham, Real Sociedad and Coventry before being brought in at Rovers by Allardyce in August 2009.
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