Huddersfield Town have late transfer deals 'in place' as Florent Hadergjonaj and Isaac Mbenza head for the exit door

Isaac Mbenza: Alex Livesey/Getty ImagesIsaac Mbenza: Alex Livesey/Getty Images
Isaac Mbenza: Alex Livesey/Getty Images
HUDDERSFIELD Town are set for a busy end to the transfer window as they have "deals in place" which are likely to go through if manager Danny Cowley is able to offload some of his current squad.

The potential deals for a new goalkeeper and winger could hinge on the departures of out-of-favour duo Florent Hadergjonaj and Isaac Mbenza.

Hadergjonaj is currently in Turkey to begin discussions with a new club while a deal for Mbenza is "imminent" according to Cowley.

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"We have got deals in place. But it’s about timing and you can’t hold these deals forever," said the Town chief.

Florent Hadergjonaj. PIC: Tony Marshall/Getty Images.Florent Hadergjonaj. PIC: Tony Marshall/Getty Images.
Florent Hadergjonaj. PIC: Tony Marshall/Getty Images.

"We’re in that place and that’s the reality of where we are as a club. We have to make sure to keep the club sustainable and part of that is staying in the division.

"Getting to 50 points is our objective and our decisions have all been around to get to that place. We’d ideally like to bring in two [players] to help us do that.

"I don't expect to sleep much, it's going to be a busy time."

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He added: "Flo is out in Turkey at the moment, speaking to a Turkish club.

"His attitude and work ethic has been very good. He can play in a variety of positions but we have to put ourselves in a position where we can bring players in.

"But Flo wants to play, he is a Kosovan international with some important games for his country coming up and he has indicated his preference is to play.

"I’m led to believe there’s a couple of clubs interested in Isaac Mbenza and that deal is imminent."

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The Terriers will be forced to search for a back-up goalkeeper following a head injury to Kamil Grabara at Hull City on Tuesday night.

The Liverpool loanee has been discharged from hospital today as Huddersfield are left with Joel Coleman as their only senior goalkeeper.

That has disrupted Town's plans to bring in more attacking players, with the Terriers working on a limited budget.

"It would be a loan. But we need to do it and we have been working hard to try and do it," added Cowley on the search for another goalkeeper.

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"But a lot of the top clubs carry three goalkeepers now. For us, we definitely need two for what is to come.

"We’d have liked to have brought another attacking player in, which has been widely publicised, but it comes from the same pot of money.

"We’re trying to get one or two out that would allow us to get in the players we would like, but we have to prioritise and a goalkeeper is obviously very important."

Cowley also offered a further update on Grabara's condition, with the custodian set to miss at least the next month of action.

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The 21-year-old collided with team-mate Christopher Schindler and was attended to for almost 15 minutes before being carried off on 71 minutes.

"He’s good. He’s just been discharged from hospital which is a relief for us all. He took a heavy collision to his head and has a small bleed," said Cowley.

"He’s much better in himself and the boys were telling us about the messages he sent on Tuesday night when he was a bit confused and he woke up Wednesday with a big headache.

"We anticipate, in the best case scenario, 28 days. Because there was a disruption of the tissue, we have got to let that settle first."