Bakke Midlands Interest

Last updated : 04 July 2005 By Kevin Markey

The 27-year-old Norway midfielder, who has two years of his contract left, is wanted by Birmingham City and Aston Villa , report BBC Radio Leeds.

Bakke has started pre-season with Leeds having recovered from long-term injury problems.

Meanwhile, Leeds have turned down a bid from Cardiff City for skipper Paul Butler who is set to sign a new one-year deal.