Select a Team

Swans close in on Lita

Deal almost agreed for Boro striker

Last Updated: 27/07/11 12:11pm

  • Share:
Lita: Set to travel to Swansea to discuss personal terms

Lita: Set to travel to Swansea to discuss personal terms

Sky Bet

Skysports.com understands that Middlesbrough striker Leroy Lita is poised to secure a switch to Swansea.

The Premier League newcomers are looking to strengthen their squad ahead of the start of the new season and have identified Lita as a transfer target.

Middlesbrough manager Tony Mowbray warned earlier in the week that the Welsh club would have to stump up the cash if they want the forward.

And it is understood that the two clubs are now close to agreeing a fee, with Boro prepared to let him go for the right price ahead of the expiry of his contract next summer.

The 26-year-old is now preparing to travel to Swansea to discuss personal terms and undergo a medical.

Lita has been with Boro for the past two seasons, having spent time with Bristol City, Reading, Charlton and Norwich earlier in his career.

  • Share:

Related

Related Profiles

Most Popular

Features

Why Mahrez is the man

Why Mahrez is the man

Adam Bate on why Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez got his vote for FWA Footballer of the Year.

Why Pochettino is key

Why Pochettino is key

Why Tottenham look set to make the signing of the summer in Mauricio Pochettino.

Race for the top four

Race for the top four

We look at the top-four race as Arsenal, Man City, Man Utd and West Ham battle it out.