Blackburn Rovers are edging nearer to finishing the signing of Lincoln Metropolis ace Tayo Edun.
The 2 golf equipment are understood to have agreed a switch charge value £500,000.
Private phrases aren’t anticipated to be a difficulty and Edun will likely be due in for his medical on the Senior Coaching Centre as Rovers look to finish their first everlasting acquisition of the window on deadline day.
It is steered that Lincoln would solely sanction Edun’s departure ought to they be capable to kind a substitute left-back themselves and Rovers are working in shut liaison with the League One outfit to conduct enterprise as swiftly as doable.
The transfer is a welcoming shock, not least as a result of the expectation was that Rovers would prioritise their obtainable price range right into a striker however on account of Edun being one other unpolished diamond lured from the decrease leagues.
Primarily a left-back, the previous Fulham academy graduate has excelled when utilised as a central midfielder or left winger, his versatility making him an more and more engaging proposition.
Luton City and Peterborough United have been each eager on Edun earlier within the window, the latter having a bid rejected for his companies, however Rovers are assured of finishing a deal for a participant that matches their switch blueprint.
His contract state of affairs has aided Rovers’ trigger with only a 12 months left on his present cope with the Imps and Edun is anticipated to return in and provide competitors at left-back for Harry Pickering, whereas aiding Tony Mowbray in different key positions.
Edun has represented England from Beneath-17 degree proper via to the Beneath-20s, the defender incomes the accolade of being included within the UEFA European Beneath-19 Championship Group of the Event again in 2017.
Rovers have been working with one sole left-back choice to begin the marketing campaign following the summer season departure of Amari’i Bell to Luton City whereas Barry Douglas returned to Lech Poznan on the finish of his contract with Leeds United.
Beneath-23s ace Lenni Cirino has been utilised as cowl for Pickering within the opening month of the season, the 18-year-old anticipated to proceed his spectacular growth with Mike Sheron’s outfit as soon as extra now that satisfactory cowl will likely be addressed.
Edun has began the season strongly for Michael Appleton’s outfit, chalking up a objective and two assists in his opening 4 league matches, constructing on his return of 1 objective and 6 assists within the earlier marketing campaign.
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