Transfer Gossip (Thursday): Hull City close to defender deal | Huddersfield trailing Croatian winger | Leeds still keen on Rams striker

HULL CITY look set to land Nottingham Forest defender Eric Lichaj with the defender reportedly heading for a medical with the Tigers.

USA international Lichaj has only one year left on his current deal at Forest who are thought to have reached a deal with City for the 29-year-old’s services.

But Hull winger Jarrod Bowen is reportedly a target for Everton.

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Bowen scored 15 goals for the Tigers last season en route to winning the players’ player and fans’ player of the year awards.

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Staying in the Championship, out-of-contract Hull striker Abel Hernandez remains a key summer target for Leeds United who may be boosted in their quest to land the striker by reports that Galatasaray have ended their interest in him.

Several clubs are interested in signing the 27-year-old Uruguayan but potential would-be-suitors Galatasaray are reportedly now set to look at other options including Leicester City’s Ahmed Musa.

Striker-wise, United are also known to be keen on Derby County striker Matej Vydra.

In the Premier, German outlet Sport Bild are claiming that Huddersfield Town could be interested in challenging Tottenham Hotspur to land Croatia winger Ante Rebic.

The 24-year-old Eintracht Frankfurt ace is currently starring for his national side in the FIFA World Cup in Russia and could cost around 30 million euros.