Norwich City tried to sign the striker during his time as a Wolverhampton Wanderers player.
Norwich City have been without a manager for the past two weeks.
Norwich are set to appoint Huddersfield Town's director of football Stuart Webber and hope to raid another Yorkshire club for its manager, who spent a season at Carrow Road as a player.
Webber transformed Huddersfield Town and he could repeat the feat at Norwich City.
The Huddersfield Town mastermind reportedly turned down Rangers advances.
Rangers are looking to bring in a new Director of Football.
Celtic are looking to replace scout John Park, with two targets allegedly in their sights.
Huddersfield Town director of football operations Stuart Webber says that a shake-up was required at the Championship club.