Date: 28th July 2007 at 12:10pm
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Wednesday have been reported to the Football League by Championship rivals Southampton regarding the Owls’ bid for Grzegorz Rasiak this week.

The Polish international striker has been top of Brian Laws’ wishlist to fill the vacant number nine jersey left by Steve Maclean, and was subject to a £2m bid from Wednesday this week.

But after Southampton sent a fax to the Owls asking them to stop their public comments about the former Derby and Spurs man under Football League rules, a comment by Laws recently has seen the Saints take the matters further.

Southampton Operations director Lee Hoos told the official Saints website: ‘We have asked them under League rule 57.1 not to make any comments about our player. Following today’s quotes form Brian Laws we have referred the matter to the Football League’

The report to the Football League is the last thing Laws needs as he continues to find a new striker ahead of the new season following unsucessful bids for Rasiak, Kenwyne Jones, Billy Sharp and Patrick Kluivert.