Championship trio Middlesbrough, Birmingham City and Wolverhampton Wanderers are all looking to hijack Bristol City’s move for Zach Clough, according to the Daily Mail.
It became apparent at the end of last week that Bristol had made a £2 million move to sign the wonderkid, and had an offer accepted over the weekend, as confirmed by Bristol manager Steve Cotterill.
Interest in Clough has mounted since the Trotters plunged into financial woes which could see them end up in administration.
Three Championship sides are set to make moves to hijack the bid, with Clough reportedly stuttering over a move to Bristol, which he thinks isn’t much better than Bolton.
Wolves are rolling in the cash after selling star man Benik Afobe to Bournemouth this week for £12 million, meaning they’re looking for a striker to replace him.
Birmingham have also got money to spend, after their star man Demarai Gray was sold to Leicester for £3.75 million. They’re running low on goals and could use another frontman.
League leaders Middlesbrough are looking for additions to seal their promotion to the Premier League, with striker Kike potentially being sold this window, meaning they would need another striker in.
Bolton fans… What do you make of this news? Will Clough go? Do you think he wants to leave? Or is he being forced out? Let us know in the comments below!