Hull have agreed to sign Everton striker Oumar Niasse on an initial loan deal, according to Sky sources.
Niasse cost Everton £13.5m during last year's winter transfer window but has started just twice in the Premier League and is yet to score.
The deal with Hull is a loan until the end of the season, when City will have the option to sign the player permanently.
Ronald Koeman made it clear shortly after arriving at Goodison Park that Niasse was not part of his plans, and the 26-year-old claimed in October he did not even have a locker at the club's training ground.
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If the move to Hull goes through he will be joining the Premier League's bottom side and joint-lowest scorers.
City are in the FA Cup fourth round draw having beaten Swansea on Saturday in Marco Silva's first game as boss, and they visit Manchester United on Tuesday for the first leg of the EFL Cup semi-final, which is live on Sky Sports.