Cole Bid Rejected
The Daily Mirror say West Ham have rejected a £10 million bid for Carlton Cole from Birmingham City. The Mirror claim the deal was £8 million cash with £2 million in bonuses.
Despite turning down City's offer The Mirror say West Ham are keen to sell Cole. They claim that co-owners David Gold and David Sullivan have been in touch with a string of agents in an attempt to get the best possible deal for the player.
The Mirror say that Aston Villa and Liverpool are also interested in the West Ham striker.