Transfer news: Bundesliga clubs and Middle East teams join the chase for Joleon Lescott

Image: Joleon Lescott: Has several admirers

A number of Bundesliga clubs and Middle East teams have joined chase for free agent Joleon Lescott, according to Sky sources.

Several Premier League sides have expressed interest in the former Manchester City defender but he has also options abroad, with German outfit Schalke and Al Ain in the UAE keen on him too.

Lescott joined City from Everton for £22million in August 2009 - and made 92 Premier League appearances, scoring seven goals.

A source close to the player told Sky Sports: "Joleon is in no rush to make a decision over his future and is considering all options available to him.

"He will decide what is the best option for his career and his family."

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