Birmingham City boss Alex McLeish is moving for ex-Aston Villa striker Milan Baros.
The Czech Republic forward, 26, has failed to settle at Lyon after being offloaded by Villa boss Martin O'Neill in January in a swap for John Carew.
And that has alerted former Rangers boss McLeish, who is set to be handed around £6m for new players when the transfer window opens.
Baros's agent Pavel Paska said: "I believe Milan will continue to improve but he will definitely, though, not be without a contract.
"We have some offers - mainly from England and Spain."