Fulham are poised to sign striker Daniel Cousin after Rangers accepted a £3million offer for the Gabon international.

The west London side upped their bid on Tuesday and the 30-year-old will now hold talks over the move.

The Gabon international cost Rangers around £1million when he joined from Lens last August, but he has set his heart on moving to the Premier League.

Cousin was the subject of an approach from the Cottagers on Monday and after an initial offer was turned down Fulham returned with the bid which met Ibrox demands.

In 17 Clydesdale Bank Premier League appearances, he netted eight goals for Rangers.

Although favoured by manager Walter Smith for his goalscoring efforts, Cousin failed to completely win over the Ibrox faithful during his spell in Glasgow.

He never made any secret of his desire to play in English football’s top flight and has now taken a massive step towards fulfilling that ambition.

The club’s official website confirmed on Tuesday: “Rangers have accepted an offer from Fulham to sell Daniel Cousin and the striker is now on his way to London to discuss personal terms.

“The Cottagers made a move last night for the 30-year-old Gabon international which was rejected by Rangers.

“Fulham then came back in again today with an improved offer and this was accepted by the club.”

Former Liverpool striker Jari Litmanen is another possible signing after Fulham confirmed the 36-year-old is training with them.

Litmanen has been reunited with Cottagers boss Roy Hodgson who he played under when he captained Finland.

Litmanen was captain during Finland’s Euro 2008 qualifying campaign and over the past decade has earned 110 caps and scored 28 goals.

After starting his career with Reipas in his native country, Litmanen enjoyedEuropean Cup success at Ajax.

He went on to play for Barcelona before spending 18 months at Anfield where he won the treble of the UEFA Cup, FA Cup and League Cup in 2001.

However, he never became an established first-team player under Gerard Houllier and moved on for his second spell at Ajax in the summer of 2002.

He has since been with Hansa Rostock of the Bundesliga and Swedish side Malmo FF.