THE Bournemouth club transfer record looks in jeopardy if they want to sign Rapid Vienna striker Terrence Boyd.
Cherries boss Eddie Howe has made a new striker his priority and has made an offer of around £750,000 for the American international.
The Austrian outfit are holding out for more which would mean Bournemouth break their record of £800,000 which they paid Crawley Town for Matt Tubbs.
Bournemouth are keen on Boyd who has already found the net twice this season for Rapid and who was on international duty against BosniaHerzegovina last week.
Howe has turned to German born Boyd who has never played in the United States but holds dual nationality thanks to his US serviceman father.
The 22-year-old who has experience in his homeland with Hertha BSC II and Borussia Dortmund II joined Rapid on a three year deal in June 2012.
Howe had been interested in signing Malmo hit man Tokelo Rantie but lost interested after the Swedish side knocked back two bids.
Middlesbrough expressed an interest in Rantie last week but face competition from Saint Etienne. DONCASTER could offer Jamie O’Hara an escape route from training with the Wolves youth team.
O’Hara is one of a host of players Kenny Jackett has told can leave the League One side and Donny are interested. FOREST boss Billy Davies aims to bring at least two more players into the City Ground before the end of the month.
Davies is keen on West Ham United striker Ricardo Vaz Te who has been told he is surplus to requirements after struggling to make an impact at Upton Park since the club were promoted back to the Premier League.
He scored only three times in 24 appearances and the signing of Andy Carroll means Hammers have to make room on their wage bill.
Vaz Te is a player The Hammers are willing to let go.
Davies has also not given up hope of landing Middlesbrough midfielder Grant Leadbitter.
Davies is refusing to take no for an answer despite having three bids rejected.