Chris Wood set for $4m move to Leicester City

Last updated 12:35 28/12/2012
Chris Wood
Getty Images

ON THE MOVE: Chris Wood, seen here playing for Millwall, has signed for fellow English Championship club Leicester City.

Related Links

Race to sign Chris Wood hots up after double Chris Wood is shaping up as hot property Chris Wood keeps up good form for Milwall Millwall want striker Chris Wood for good Chris Wood earns more time at Millwall

Relevant offers

Football

Liverpool aim to put troubles behind them in English Premier League Winston Reid excited about upcoming clashes against top EPL sides Smiling Sam Allardyce wants more Jose Mourinho 'compliments' Perth Glory not fazed by players missing Socceroos selection Sydney FC boss Graham Arnold asks Santa for three points Former England forward Emile Heskey joins Bolton Mario Balotelli not suited to Liverpool's style, says Rodgers Harry Redknapp confident QPR can stay up and keep Austin Russian football clubs push for pay cuts after fall in the rouble Zlatan Ibrahimovic unhappy at coming second on list of Swedish greats

All Whites striker Chris Wood looks set to join Leicester City in the English Championship.

His hot form while on loan to Millwall, where he has scored 11 goals in 19 games, has been attracting plenty of interest for his owners West Bromwich Albion.

It looks certain that WBA, an English Premier League club, will cash in on this.

Several reports in British media today have Wood joining Leicester, an English championship club, on a deal worth up to £2m ($NZ3.93m).

Leicester are making no comment until the deal is completed with Wood facing a medical clearance and then using the January transfer window to complete the paperwork.

The Mercury Sport reported that the initial transfer fee was £1.25m ($NZ2.45) with £750,000 ($NZ$1.47m) in add-ons and bonuses.

That offer far outweighed a £1m ($NZ1.97m) deal Millwall were prepared to pay to hold on to the goal-hungry 21-year-old.

Leicester are currently fifth on the points table, two places above Millwall.

Ad Feedback

- Fairfax Media

Special offers
Opinion poll

Will Burnley retain their EPL status?

Yes, they've found a winning formula

Maybe, but there’s a long way to go

No. They lack quality in certain areas

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content