Cardiff City target Bournemouth's Lewis Grabban and Bolton's Gary Madine

Lewis Grabban
Lewis Grabban joined Bournemouth from Norwich for around £7m in 2016

Cardiff City are interested in signing Bournemouth's Lewis Grabban - but Wolves are understood to be in pole position to sign the striker.

Grabban, 29, scored 12 goals in 19 Championship appearances on loan at Sunderland this season but cut short his stay to return to Bournemouth.

He is available for a permanent transfer, with Championship leaders Wolves his likeliest destination.

Meanwhile, Bolton have rejected a bid from Cardiff for striker Gary Madine.

Madine, 27, is Bolton's top scorer this season with nine goals from 26 appearances in the Championship.

Gary Madine
Gary Madine (right) celebrates scoring Bolton's first goal in their 2-0 win over Cardiff in December

Wanderers are 20th in the table and just one point clear of the relegation zone but beat Cardiff 2-0 in December.

Having started his career at Carlisle, Madine spent four years at Sheffield Wednesday before joining Bolton in 2015.

Madine signed a new two-year contract in June 2017 after scoring 10 goals to help Bolton win promotion from League One last season.

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