Klaus Allofs admits Werder Bremen are in the market for an experienced frontman, as reports link them with Roque Santa Cruz.
Bundesliga outfit Wolfsburg have completed the capture of Brazilian full-back Fagner, while rivals Werder Bremen have played down links to Srdan Lakic.
Srdjan Lakic has joined Hoffenheim on loan from their Bundesliga rivals Wolfsburg on a deal that is set to run until the end of the season.
Stuttgart are in pole position to sign Srdjan Lakic, according to the Wolfsburg striker's agent.
Mainz believe the likes of Ivica Olic, Patrick Helmes and Srdan Lakic are out of their price range.
Stuttgart general manager Fredi Bobic has confirmed he and chairman Gerd Mauser have agreed to hold contract talks.
Hannover general manager Jorg Schmadtke has played down his club's chances of landing Wolfsburg striker Srdan Lakic during January.
Hannover are discussing the possibility of signing a striker in the January transfer window.
Patrick Helmes has vowed he is going to stay and fight for a first-team place at Wolfsburg.
Wolfsburg have revealed the club were priced out of a move for Freiburg striker Papiss Demba Cisse.
Steve McClaren's Wolfsburg have confirmed Kaiserslautern striker Srdjan Lakic will join them in the summer.
Kaiserslautern manager Marco Kurz has issued a hands-off warning concerning striker Srdan Lakic.
Srdan Lakic has insisted he is more than happy at Kaiserslautern after he was linked with West Ham.
Ten-man Heracles boosted their survival hopes with a 2-1 win over Utrecht.