Bayern Munich bid for Tranmere Rovers' Dale Jennings

Dale Jennings
Jennings made his Football League for Tranmere in September 2010

Tranmere Rovers manager Les Parry has confirmed the League One club have received a bid from Bayern Munich for 18-year-old forward Dale Jennings.

Jennings scored six goals in 32 games for Rovers last season and has been the subject of interest from the German giants for several months.

"Dale is keen to go over there. We just need to agree terms now," said Parry.

The Rovers boss added that the deal could be worth up to £1.5m to the League One club with add-ons.

The former Liverpool trainee, who joined Rovers at the age of 15, has attracted scouts to Prenton Park since breaking into the first team last September.

"There were more scouts than home fans at games," said Parry. "Dale is an exceptional player. He scores goals and runs at people at pace, and defenders don't like that.

"If you look back at the number of young players who have had the chance to go abroad to one of the giants of Europe, there's very few English players who have done that.

"It's a fantastic opportunity for him."

Parry revealed that a Premier League club made an offer for Jennings in the January transfer window, but Rovers turned it down.

He added: "I'm a little surprised another Premier League club hasn't come in since. There's a lot of water to go under the bridge yet before this deal is finalised, so you never know."

Meanwhile, Parry also confirmed defender Aaron Creswell has turned down a new deal with the club.

"I spoke to Aaron yesterday and we've had a bid from a Championship club which we've turned down," said Parry. "It was way lower than we expect for him.

"We are expecting everyone including Dale and Cresser to turn up on Wednesday 29th [for pre-season training] because they've got a contractual obligation to us. Until they go they're still ours."

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