Free transfer could be on the cards
Huddersfield Town have been linked with Senegalese striker Oumar Niasse over the last couple of days, with various sources claiming the Terriers are in advanced talks to sign the former Everton striker.
The Terriers are on the hunt for a striker after missing out on a handful of targets on deadline day, and it now appears they have switched their attentions to the free market with Niasse poised to make a switch to West Yorkshire.
30-year-old Niasse has been without a club since leaving Everton last summer, and it is understood the striker wants to remain in English football.
Huddersfield Town had targeted a striker in the January transfer window, that culminated with an almighty push on deadline day. The Terriers however weren't successful in their attempts, and still remain with only Fraizer Campbell, and the injury prone Danny Ward as their only options up front.
While Niasse may take a short while to get back up to speed after half a year out of the game, the former Hull City loanee has been keeping fit and is keen to join a team in the not so distant future.
Niasse could bolster a struggling strike force
The 30-year-old is a pacey, physical striker who would bring undoubted quality to the Huddersfield front line, who are in desperate need for a source of goals to help stop their slide down the Championship table, and end a dismal run of form that has seen the Terriers winless so far in 2021.
If Huddersfield are to sign Niasse, it will be a much needed boost for Carlos Corberan's side who are in desperate need of inspiration, to prevent their free fall and ensure they don't become embroiled in a relegation dog fight.
Whether the Terriers see Niasse as the man to help end this rough patch will only be revealed over the coming week, it is a signing that would make perfect sense on paper for the West Yorkshire club who are in desperate need for attacking prowess.