West Brom enter advanced talks with Huddersfield for £16m striker Karlan Grant as Slavin Bilic desperately tries to bolster his attack ahead of the domestic transfer deadline on Friday
- West Brom have pursued Huddersfield’s Karlan Grant over the last month or so
- The Baggies have had to work within a severely restricted budget this season
- After Huddersfield had rejected previous offers, a compromise is now close
West Brom are in advanced talks over a deal for Huddersfield Town’s £16million-rated striker Karlan Grant.
The Premier League side have been forced to work within a severely restricted budget this window and have been trying to sign Grant on an initial loan with payment terms based around instalments.
Huddersfield had rejected a number of offers from Albion throughout the window but with the deadline looming on Friday, talks have intensified as they try to strike a compromise.
West Brom have entered advanced talks over a move for Huddersfield striker Karlan Grant
Grant has been the favoured choice of manager Slaven Bilic with Albion having also discussed Watford pair Troy Deeney and Andre Gray.
Grant scored 19 goals in 44 appearances for Huddersfield last season but has not played this season while his proposed transfer was being discussed.
Grant is West Brom’s No 1 target but a move for Troy Deeney has also been considered
Albion have concerns up front with Callum Robinson being forced to self isolate ahead of their game with Burnley on Monday after coming into contact with others who tested positive for coronavirus while on international duty with Republic of Ireland.
Albion striker Kenneth Zohore remains a target for Sheffield Wednesday while Derby and Cardiff have interest in Charlie Austin.