“They made an offer about a month ago for £6m, they made an offer the other day for £5m so the price is going down,” said Moyes in his pre-match conference.
“Yakubu’s record in the Premier League is as good as anybody. If he is still here I will definitely use him. Hopefully he continues to score goals in the Premier League.”
The Nigerian striker has hardly featured in pre-season which has fuelled speculation that he may leave for pastures new.