The Republic of Eire file goalscorer is anticipated finalise the most recent transfer in his illustrious profession within the coming days, with Preston 1/2 favourites to safe his signature.
Brighton and Sunderland are additionally all for signing the previous LA Galaxy striker.
Talking to the Lancashire Night Put up, Grayson mentioned that if the Tallaght native did be a part of them it could be for enjoying causes and never monetary ones.
“If somebody is out there who we predict would enhance our squad, we are going to try to do this,whether or not that’s Robbie Keane or somebody from Everton, Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester Metropolis or wherever,” he mentioned.
“It must be carried out inside the boundaries of our wage construction. If Robbie desires to return right here and we need to signal him, it will likely be extra for footballing causes than making an attempt to raised the wages he has been on at his different golf equipment.”
If he does transfer to Preston, Keane would be the third Irishman to affix the membership within the January window, following within the footsteps of former Dundalk stars Daryl Horgan and Andy Boyle.