Leicester City are joining the battle for Birmingham City striker Cameron Jerome.

The Mirror says Leicester boss Sven Goran Eriksson is making a £4million-plus bid to bring Jerome to his big-spending club.

Jerome can leave Birmingham following their relegation from the Premier League and is hoping for a return to top-flight football, with Stoke City, Fulham and Bolton Wanderers interested in him.

However, ambitious Leicester are offering top contracts to players - as well as huge fees - and want to try to talk Jerome into joining their push for promotion back to the Premier League.

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