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West Bromwich Albion aiming to sign Karlan Grant on an initial loan deal

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West Bromwich Albion are in talks with Championship side Huddersfield Town over the potential signing of Karlan Grant this summer, Express and Star reports.

The Baggies have experienced a tough start on their return to the Premier League and they have accumulated only one point from their opening three games.

While their defence has been a let-down, they have impressed in an attacking point of view with five goals and three of those came in the hard-fought 3-3 draw against Chelsea.

Despite this, manager Slaven Bilic is on the hunt for a new forward addition to the squad and it is reported that the Baggies are continuing their pursuit of Grant.

Grant impressed during the 2019/2020 campaign for the Terriers where he contributed 19 goals and four assists from 43 Championship appearances.

The 23-year-old caught the eye playing in both the left-wing and striker positions and he could be a quality option for the Baggies in case the regulars fail to perform.

Huddersfield were initially hoping to sell Grant for a fee between £16m and £18m, but they may be tempted to accept a temporary deal with no gate receipts likely for the rest of the year.

The Baggies are willing to offer a significant loan fee of around £5m for the forward with the obligation to buy for £13m next summer, if they avoid relegation from the top-flight.

Grant has not played any part for the Terriers in the Championship this term as they expect him to pursue a fresh challenge before the transfer deadline.

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