The former Bolton captain Kevin Davies is in talks with Preston North End.
The 36-year-old striker is out of contract after being released by Wanderers.
Both Blackpool and Burnley have also been linked with him in recent weeks.
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Sunday evening's forecast for the NW with Emma Jesson.
High pressure is in charge for the start of the week, a couple of fronts introducing dampness at times. Clear spells developing Sunday night
Sunny start to Sunday, feeling chilly. Patchy cloud further east, temperatures soon lifting. Fine afternoon