Agent: Chelsea lead Dzeko hunt
CHELSEA are monitoring Wolfsburg striker Edin Dzeko, according to the player’s agent.
Bosnian Dzeko has been tipped to leave the Bundesliga side but the Blues have competition from AC Milan.
But Dzeko’s Italian agent confirmed: “Milan really likes the player. At the time in Italy they are the club which showed most interest. But attention must be paid to Chelsea as the Blues are following Dzeko.”
Laws set to edge out O’Driscoll
EX-Sheffield Wednesday chief Brian Laws is the new favourite to land the vacant Burnley manager’s job.
The Turf Moor club made an initial approach to Doncaster Rovers to speak to Sean O’Driscoll, but it is understood that Laws has been invited back for a second interview with Clarets chairman Barry Kilby.
Wigan net defender Gohouri
WIGAN have completed the signing of Ivory Coast international defender Steven Gohouri on a short-term deal until the end of the season.
Gohouri, who left German side Borussia Monchengladbach last month, impressed Latics boss Roberto Martinez on a recent trial at the DW Stadium.
Martinez is also lining up a move for Celtic defender Gary Caldwell, who has snubbed a move to Middlesbrough.
Bruce eyes move for Cabanas
SUNDERLAND boss Steve Bruce has confirmed his interest in highly-rated Paraguayan striker Salvador Cabanas.
“Cabanas is a fantastic player, whether it’s possible, I’m not quite sure,” Bruce said. Meanwhile, Bruce has warned Stoke City and Birmingham City that they wouldn’t be able to afford striker Kenwyne Jones.