Paul Jewell rejected a move though saying: "I spoke to Adam Pearson [Hull's head of football operations] and I spoke to Jimmy at length.
"Jimmy was great for us and I think we were good to Jimmy.
"But finances speak at the end of the day. Jimmy's on a fantastic contract there, he's on a top Premier League contract, everybody knows that."
It now appears that the 32-year-old is on his way back to London with Loftus Road his destination.