Rotherham's Bogle bid rejected

Omar Bogle celebrates with teammates after scoring the second goal for Grimsby

HITC Sport understands Rotherham have had a bid for League Two star rejected.

Curtis Davies of Hull City (R) and Omar Bogle of Grimsby Town in actionCurtis Davies of Hull City (R) and Omar Bogle of Grimsby Town in action

Grimsby Town have rejected a bid from Rotherham United for star striker Omar Bogle, HITC Sport understands from sources close to the club.

Bogle is one of the most sought-after players in the country having scored 18 goals so far this season to make him the top goal-scorer in League Two.

The 24-year-old joined Grimbsy on a free transfer from Solihull Moors in the summer of 2015 and was instrumental in helping the Mariners win promotion back to the Football League last season.

Bogle has scored 37 goals in a little more than 70 games for Grimsby and he has proved he can do it in the Football League to make him hot property for clubs higher up the football ladder.

Omar Bogle celebrates with teammates after scoring the second goal for GrimsbyOmar Bogle celebrates with teammates after scoring Grimsby

The likes of Nottingham Forest, Norwich, Wigan and Barnsley have all been linked with a move for the prolific forward during this month's transfer window.

Rotherham, however, have tried to steal a march on their rivals by tabling an offer of £850,000 for Bogle as they look to win the race for his signature.

Grimsby have rejected the offer from Rotherham, but are bracing themselves for more bids from the striker's interested suitors before the close of the transfer window.

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