As the transfer window nears the business end, Peter Beagrie looks at the Football League strikers attracting interest.
Valencia are neither surprised nor alarmed at reports linking Real Madrid with a summer bid for Jose Gaya.
The 34-year-old has agreed terms with Blues and passed a medical but the club are waiting on a visa application before a one-month deal is completed.
Former Senegal international Diop, who helped West Ham to promotion to the Barclays Premier League last season, has impressed on trial at St Andrew's.
He has also played in England for Fulham and Portsmouth, with whom he won the FA Cup in 2008.