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Mike McGrath's transfer notebook: West Ham and AC Milan bid for Matty Cash and who picked up bill at super-agents dinner?

Mike McGrath
Nottingham Forest's Matty Cash is in demand this January - PA

West Ham and AC Milan have made bids for Nottingham Forest right-back Matty Cash.

The 22-year-old is wanted by David Moyes to compete for a place following Ryan Fredericks’ hamstring injury, although he can also play in midfield.

They have made an offer worth around £12million in total but Milan have also submitted an offer and want to take him to Italy.   

Forest are likely to accept the best bid they receive for the Forest Academy graduate but also expect other clubs to come in before the deadline. 

The most powerful football agents in the world met for dinner in London on Tuesday - but there was no awkward bill-splitting at the end of the evening. 

Super agents do not go Dutch

Mino Raiola, who negotiated Erland Haaland’s move to Borussia Dortmund, and Jorge Mendes were in attendance at the C London restaurant in Mayfair.  

The bill came to £5,000 and was paid by Jonathan Barnett’s Stellar Group agency, who represent Gareth Bale among others.    

Mino Raiola and other super agents met in London this week Credit: Zuma Press

Championship interest in Idah intensifies 

Norwich are braced for increased Championship interest in Adam Idah after the weekend.

The Republic of Ireland Under-21 striker scored a hat-trick against Preston in the last round of the FA Cup and is wanted by second-tier clubs to boost their promotion chances.

Doncaster had him lined up for a move to League One but he was kept at the club as cover following an injury to Teemu Pukki.

Daniel Farke will weight up whether to let the 18-year-old out on loan after the fourth-round trip to Burnley this weekend. 

Chance to impress?

Former Chelsea midfielder Rashawn Scott could be handed a trial at Bournemouth. The teenager left Stamford Bridge in the summer but has been looking at his options before deciding his next club.