Cardiff City are reportedly battling to sign Wigan Athletic forward Kieffer Moore and are ready to match the £2.1 million bids that QPR and Millwall have already made for the player.
The 27-year-old joined the Latics last summer and added 10 goals and five assists in his debut season at the North West club.
Wigan look a club in crisis at present – having gone into administration and been relegated to League One following the subsequent 12-point deduction.
That will likely mean the loss of some of their on-pitch assets and it appears Moore is someone that has turned the heads of a number of Championship sides.
According to The Daily Mail, Cardiff have ramped up their pursuit of the Wales international and are ready to match the £2.1 million offers made by both the R’s and Millwall.
It is understood that Bluebirds boss Neil Harris wanted to sign the towering forward in January and that Moore is keen on the move in order to help relieve some of the financial pressure on the Latics.
Do you remember which club Cardiff City signed these 15 players from?
This seems a no-brainer for me.
Cardiff’s late-season form has been really impressive but I can’t say I’m convinced by their striking options and bringing Moore in for just £2.1 million looks a real bargain.
He’s shown he knows where the goal is and is a real physical presence – something he has used really well to bring his teammates into the game over the past two seasons.
Even if the Bluebirds end up Premier League-bound, for that price I think Moore is someone that is worth having in your squad.
I would be surprised if more Championship sides don’t join the chase.