Lots of speculation linking us with bids for: Steven Davies (around £1m) from Tranmere. 19 year old left winger/striker. We have had four bids rejected but a lot of it is brinkmanship as he will walk away for nominal compensation in Summer as he is in the last year of his contract. Shaun Barker from Blackpool Full back was the Seasiders player of the year last season and would be a good signing. Again Blackpool are playing hardball, but the player is supposedly angling for a move Matty Fryatt from Leicester (possibly a loan) Joined Leicester for big money after impressing in League One for Wallsall, this was due to go through last week but circumstances have conspired. Hot topic on www.waccoe.com . Has been pushed down the pecking order at City due to new arrivals. USA loan target Jemal Johnson has opted for a permanant move to MK Dons rather than benchwarming at EL. He'll be a good player in League One, but I doubt he'll be there more than a year if they don't go up. 19 year old midfielder Jonathan Howson has warned off potential Premier League suitors in an interview with Leeds, Leeds, Leeds. Jermaine Beckford has said that he is not interested in joining Scunthorpe United.