Middlesbrough are interested in signing Charlton striker Lyle Taylor, according to reports in the English media. Brentford were said to be targeting the Addicks star but the Teessiders are set to rival the Bees for his signature.
Boro are lining up a £3m offer for the 29-year-old who scored 25 goals in all competitions last campaign. He has also made an impressive start to this season after scoring in Charlton’s opening day win against Blackburn.
Leeds are reportedly closing in on a deal for Liverpool winger Ryan Kent. The 22-year-old could join the Whites for £7.5m after the Yorkshire club managed to negotiate down his £10m asking price.
Marcelo Bielsa’s side are using the £7m they will receive from the sale of Kemar Roofe, who is set to join Belgian side Anderlecht.
Reading have agreed a fee for Sheffield Wednesday striker Lucas Joao, according to reports. The Royals have agreed to pay £5m upfront for the 25-year-old, with another £2m in add-ons.