IN THE KNOW
Neil Fissler reports all the latest hot gossip in the transfer market
SHEFFIELD Wednesday face a battle if they want to sign Paris St Germain duo Abdelrafik Gerard and Arnaud Honoré who are on trial in South Yorkshire.
Owls boss David Jones is keen for the pair to remain at Hillsborough for the rest of the season.
But there is plenty of competition with four other Championship clubs and Premier League Norwich keen to take a look at the pair.
PSG want both players to stay in the French capital this season but they want to leave as they are eager to play first team football.
Moroccan left winger Gerard spent two years with the Paris giants and has been offered a 12month contract.
But the 20-yearold, who arrived in Sheffield last week, is keen to move away to develop his career.
Central midfielder Honoré is a French U18 international who can also operate on the right wing.
Meanwhile Jones could be about to offer Roger Johnson an escape route from Wolves on a season-long loan.
Johnson played under Jones at Cardiff City before he was sold to Birmingham City and is keen to link up again. BOLTON striker David N’Gog is set to return to his native France where Bordeaux and Saint Etienne want him.
The former Liverpool striker who started his career in the Paris St Germain youth team is keen on a move and its likely to go before the end of the month. WOLVES boss Kenny Jackett is hoping to get another sizeable wage off Molineux books by off -loading Republic of Ireland striker Kevin Doyle.
Doyle has been sent to train with the youth team and joins Roger Johnson, Stephen Ward and Jamie O’Hara as Jackett makes it clear they have no future with him.
Doyle, signed for £6.5m from Reading in the summer of 2009, is attracting plenty of interest but not at the £2m Jackett is demanding.
Celtic have bid £750,000 for the 29year-old but that is well below Wolves’ valuation.
Leeds have also been linked with Doyle with Brian McDermott keen to reunite with the player he worked with at Reading.
Burnley have also expressed interest in Doyle after selling star striker Charlie Austin but again aren’t keen to match Jackett’s expectations.