Owner Confirms Striker Bid

Last updated : 05 September 2006 By Sam
However, the Hearts owner admitted that he had failed to land the 23-year-old Scotland international who moved to Lokomotiv Moscow for £1.6million in March this year.

"I wanted to buy O'Connor but the deal didn't happen," he has said.

"Lokomotiv president Valeri Filatov said he would get back to me on the Monday regarding an offer. Monday came but there was no word back."