Date: 21st September 2009 at 12:33pm
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Rumours linking Wednesday’s former Arsenal and Everton striker Francis Jeffers have picked up this week, with Notts County reportedly interested in his services.

The Owls’ ‘fox in the box’ was slapped on the transfer list and hit with a fine by boss Brian Laws after his sending-off in Wednesday’s Carling Cup defeat to Port Vale.

And although Laws hasn’t completely closed the door on the one-time England international, it looks like Jeffers will be heading out of Hillsborough shortly.

Links with big-spenders Notts County have surfaced recently, and they’ve come up again in the national press this week, with the League Two outfit keen to bolster their attacking options.

Any move would have to be an initial loan deal, with the transfer window closed, with a permanent move possible in January.

Michael Mifsud has already reportedly turned down the chance to move to Nottingham, paving the way for a possible swoop for out-of-favour Jeffers.

Most Owls fans will be keeping their fingers crossed that this is true…