Grant Bid Rejected, Baggies Move In?
Wednesday have rejected a bid from Burnley to sign goalkeeper Lee Grant according to reports today, but West Brom may be moving in on the Owls' number one.
The Turf Moor club, managed by former Owls boss Brian Laws, were reported to have made a bid for Grant's services yesterday.
But talk from Lancashire this morning points towards Wednesday rejecting the Clarets' initial offer, which is understood to be around the £1 million mark.
It means Burnley, relegated from the Premier League last season, will have to come back with an improved offer if they want to take the former England U21 to Turf Moor.
But they could face competition for his services with newly-promoted Premier League side West Brom tracking the stopper.
The Baggies have been chasing Preston's highly-rated goalkeeper Andy Lonergan throughout pre-season, but have called a halt to their chase following North End boss Darren Fergsuson's £20m rating of the goalkeeper.
It means the Midlands club could look to Grant, who they've been linked with before, to solve their goalkeeping problems.
Celtic, another club to have been linked with Grant this pre-season, are looking elsewhere, with Portsmouth and England stopper David James top of their wanted list.