Rangers midfielder Charlie Adam may be on his way back to Blackpool after finally entering into talks with the Championship club.
The Glasgow giants accepted a £500,000 bid more than two weeks ago from the club Adam had a spell on loan with last season, but he initially wanted to fight for his place at Ibrox.
Seasiders manager Ian Holloway told the Blackpool Gazette: "He's a very ambitious lad, with great belief in himself and maybe that's half the problem. Charlie is unsure whether it's right for him to leave Rangers as he believes he can get into that team."
He added: "His agent sent us a proposal through, and I've told him what I can do for him and what I think we can do for his career. If he comes to work with me I think he'll like it, but until he gets in the car and does it we are struggling a bit. I'm not going to beg anyone."
The negotiations have taken place over the phone after Adam initially declined to discuss a permanent move, but Holloway understands the player has suffered a blow in being told his Rangers career is over.
"He probably thought he had done enough on loan to go back to Rangers and be looked at in pre-season as a serious option," said Holloway. "You have to consider the disappointment of being rejected by your club when you look at the way he behaved. I am prepared to be patient."
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