Bolton are currently enduring a torrid campaign in the Championship, sitting bottom of the table having won just two games all season and facing a rather alarming financial plight.
The Trotters are vastly in debt, sure-fire favourites to go down to League One and are in grave danger of losing talented striker Zach Clough on the cheap this month.
The 20-year-old has been linked with a number of clubs recently, with the The Bolton News accrediting Bristol City with making a £3 million bid while also citing Sheffield Wednesday’s interest.
Bolton’s hopes of holding on to their prized asset this month remains extremely slim, and the Bookmakers’ odds reflect that.
As per Sky Bet, the Robbins lead the way with odds available of 8/11. Wednesday are 2/1 favourites to sign him before February 3rd, while Bolton’s odds of keeping hold of him stand at 9/2.
Birmingham City were another said to be interested, according to The Bolton News, but the report indicates that the Blues have since pulled out of a deal and will not be following up their interest.
Gary Rowett’s men are still listed among the possibilities, but with odds of 12/1, it’s looking increasingly unlikely that Clough will wind up at St. Andrew’s before the transfer window is shut.
Clough has three league goals to his name this season, though interested clubs will be getting a player with bags of potential rather than the real deal straight away.
Bristol are currently struggling in the Championship but could offer first-team football, whereas Wednesday are pushing for a playoff spot and boast a pretty impressive set of forwards already.