Pavel Pogrebnyak close to Fulham move

Fulham close in on move for striker Pogrebnyak after Barrios deal stalls

Fulham have opened talks with Stuttgart over striker Pavel Pogrebnyak after a proposed move for Borussia Dortmund's Lucas Barrios stalled on Monday night.

West Bromwich Albion have also shown interest in Russia international Pogrebnyak but the 28-year-old is keen on moving to London.

From Russia with love: Pavel Pogrebnyak is in talks with Fulham

From Russia with love: Pavel Pogrebnyak is in talks with Fulham

Wigan and Blackburn are interested in Andy Johnson but he is likely to stay until the summer while QPR are keen on Bobby Zamora but have so far offered under the asking price of 8million.

Barrios, 27, has also attracted attention from QPR. He is valued at 8million by the Germans but may be allowed to leave on loan.

No go: Lucas Barrios proposed move to Craven Cottage stalled

No go: Lucas Barrios proposed move to Craven Cottage stalled