League One side Tranmere Rovers are the frontrunners to sign Marc McNulty on loan.

The 28-year-old has been told he is surplus to requirements at the Select Car Leasing Stadium, with the club actively looking for suitors for the former Coventry striker.

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It is now understood that Tranmere boss Micky Mellon is keen on a reunion with McNulty.

The pair worked together during a previous loan stint for McNulty at Dundee United.

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The Whites are currently leading the race for McNulty's signature, which is expected to be a one-year loan deal.