Huddersfield Town’s Karlan Grant top of West Brom’s wishlist
Forward Grant, who has not been included in Huddersfield’s matchday squads so far this term, scored 19 Championship goals for the club last season, while Foxes striker Slimani netted nine times while on loan at Monaco.
Both players have been linked with West Brom, and when the names were put to Bilic, he said: “I’m respectful to the clubs and I’m respectful to my players here.
“But the rumours are true, they are two that are on our list. Very quality players, of course.”
Huddersfield have also received interest from Championship rivals for Grant, who they signed when they were still a Premier League club from Charlton Athletic.
While there is a transfer deadline for Premier League clubs on Monday, they can continue to do business with EFL sides up to October 16.
Bilic has expressed his confidence with regard to the pursuit of fresh attacking options that “one will happen”.
The Croatian said: “We are trying to get one player, or at least one or a couple, but one basically - one will happen, and two would be good. We are totally concentrated on the striker position and I’m expecting that to happen.
“We need it. It will be crucial for us. We have good strikers, but we have to improve in that area. It’s crucial we get one quality guy that is going to give us something we don’t have at the moment.”
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