Premier League return on the cards for Newcastle flop Boumsong
21:32 GMT, 1 July 2012
Former Newcastle defender Jean-Alain Boumsong, 32, is in talks over a Premier League return.
He has a year left at Panathinaikos but the Greek club will let him to leave for free.
The Frenchman spent a season on Tyneside between 2005-06, before joining Juventus and then Lyon. He has been in Greece since 2010.
Coming back: Jean-Alain Boumsong is set to make a return to the Premier League
Former Newcastle flop Boumsong keen for second crack at Premier League
Aston Villa, QPR and Bolton have been offered former Newcastle defender Jean Alain Boumsong.
The 32-year-old has been starring for Panathinaikos but is looking for a return to England after a poor spell at Newcastle under Graeme Souness.
Impressive: Jean-Alain Boumsong has been in top form for Panathinaikos
Bolton look set to beat Villa to the loan signing of Josh McEachran from Chelsea after former Chelsea loanee Gael Kakuta agreed to join Dijon on loan.
Premier League rules maintain a club can not have two players on loan from the same club.
Manager Owen Coyle is also keen to sign defender Tim Ream from New york Red Bulls for 2m.