Rotherham’s pursuit of Grimsby striker Omar Bogle looks like going down to the wire after a fourth bid was rejected.
The Millers are desperate to bring in the 23-year-old but are coming up against some stern resistance from the League Two club, who insist he is not for sale.
Rotherham are not thought to have broken the £1million-mark in their four offers, but they may well have to if they are to get their man before the window shuts on Tuesday night. The bids, however, are in significant club-record territory and they could be set for a fifth.
Mariners boss Marcus Bignot suggested the latest offer was well short of what they value him at.
Bignot said after Saturday’s defeat at Stevenage: “We have had one club in for Omar, and we have just rejected their fourth offer.