Derby County, Birmingham and Sunderland have all reportedly joined Cardiff City in the race to sign Norwich City forward Cameron Jerome.
The experienced striker has returned to full fitness after a recent back injury, but it looks like he could be sold at a cut-price £1.5million in the January transfer window to help ease the Canaries high wage bill, according to today's SunSport column.
Bluebirds manager Neil Warnock is keen to take the 31-year-old forward back to South Wales during the transfer window to help boost their promotion push after three straight Championship defeats.
Rams boss Gary Rowett has similar ideas and is looking for a proven hitman at Championship level to enhance their promotion ambitions.
Birmingham and Sunderland are in need of goals to shoot themselves out the relegation dogfight.
Under pressure Blues boss Steve Cotterill has already made enquiries about the forward who spent five years St Andrews as he looks to bolster his squad who are rock bottom of the Championship.
Despite just two goals for the Canaries this term, Jerome will be seen as an important addition to any Championship outfits plans for the second half of the campaign.
Despite the Norfolk side looking to cut the wage bill, boss Daniel Farke is keen to keep the forward at Carrow Road.
Jerome joined Norwich in 2014 for £4m and has another 18 months left on his current deal with the club having an option for a further 12 months in the summer of 2019.