ROTHERHAM UNITED: Lewis Grabban poised for Millers exit

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LEWIS Grabban looks to have played his last match for Rotherham United.

The striker, who can operate on either wing or up front, is on the brink of joining Crawley Town.

Fresh from winning promotion to League One, the Red Devils, who tried to sign Grabban back in January, are understood to have had a six-figure offer accepted for the 24-year-old. Talks are ongoing between Grabban and Crawley, managed by former Doncaster Rovers manager Sean O’Driscoll, and, as long as he passes a medical, a deal is expected to go through.

In the 2011/12 campaign, Grabban plundered 21 goals in 47 outings.

Manager Steve Evans confirmed: “We have received an offer for one player in particular and that is being considered by the chairman.”

Grabban’s anticipated departure will give Evans more room to manoeuvre in the transfer market. He is also aiming to offload Michael Raynes and Jamie Annerson to free up more space on their wage bill.

Evans hopes to bring in three new faces this week, having had bids rejected for strikers Jack Midson and Matt Tubbs. Evans has not ruled out tabling another offer for Bournemouth star Tubbs. His two signings to date have been Daniel Nardiello and Kayode Odejayi.

Evans has vowed to carry on conducting his transfer business publicly, saying: “I believe our supporters are entitled to know what we are trying to achieve.”