Football - Baggies expect wood to seal Leicester switch

West Brom have confirmed striker Chris Wood to set to join npower Championship promotion-chasers Leicester - in a deal believed to be worth £1.25 million.

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Wood has returned to the Hawthorns after a successful loan spell at Millwall and Baggies assistant coach Keith Downing expects the move to Leicester to be finalised when the January window opens.

The 21-year-old is down the pecking order at Albion behind the likes of Shane Long, Romelu Lukaku, Peter Odemwingie and Marc-Antoine Fortune.

Downing said: "Leicester has shown a great interest in Chris and I expect the move to be done when the transfer window opens.

"He has done exceptionally well at Millwall and we have brought him back here."

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