Exclusive: Portsmouth, Coventry & Hibernian plot swoops to sign Tranmere hero
EXCLUSIVE By Pete O’Rourke
Tranmere play-off hero Connor Jennings is a transfer target for Rotherham, Portsmouth, Coventry and Hibernian, Football Insider understands.
Jennings, who scored the winning goal in the dying moments of extra-time to help Tranmere win the League Two play-off final against Newport, has attracted the interest of a number of clubs following another impressive season for the Merseysiders.
A source with knowledge of the player’s situation has told Football Insider that League One trio Rotherham, Portsmouth and Coventry are all looking to strengthen their attacking options ahead of next season and have Jennings high on their list of targets.
Scottish Premiership side Hibs are also plotting a move to lure the prolific scorer and creator to Scotland.
Jennings was a virtual ever-present for Tranmere last season, making 55 appearances in all competitions and contributing 13 goals and 10 assists as they won promotion to League One.
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The versatile attacker is entering the final year of his contract at Prenton Park and Tranmere are keen to keep hold of the player who has established himself as a key man in Micky Mellon’s side.
However, Jennings’ suitors are ready to test Tranmere’s resolve to hang onto the goalscoring midfielder this summer by making offers for his services.
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