The former England coach, who may be officially appointed manager on Thursday, was at the club´s Carrington training complex where he consulted the club´s scouting department over his potential targets.
And it is believed that West Ham midfielder Yossi Benayoun and Middlesbrough striker Ayegbeni Yakubu were top of his list.
© Copyright PA Sport 2007, All Rights Reserved.
Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms