Doncaster Rovers manager Paul Dickov insists “nobody will be disappointed” if he lands his top striker target.
The Rovers boss made an enquiry about Hull City outcast Nick Proschwitz last week but has since hinted that his interest in the German has cooled.
He has reportedly turned his attention to landing Nottingham Forest’s Matt Derbyshire, who he also signed on loan while at Oldham last season.
Forest will listen to offers for the 27-year-old, who is out of contract at the City Ground in the summer and unlikely to be offered a new deal. Billy Davies is also keen to sign another striker this month and may be willing to allow Derbyshire to move on and revive his career under Dickov.
Dickov hopes to make a breakthrough before this weekend’s trip to Blackpool.
“You sometimes want everything yesterday but we’ve got to be patient and make sure it’s the right one,” he reiterated. “I’m sure nobody will be disappointed.”
Asked whether he had the resources to bring two strikers in, he said: “I think the priority at the minute is to get one in, a proper goalscorer.”
When Proschwitz’s name was put to him, he added. “The good thing for me is that you’re are off the scent.”
Dickov has also refused to rule out a move for Leicester City forward Martyn Waghorn, although the Foxes are keen to sell the 23-year-old rather than loan him out.