Sky Sports is reporting Championship Bristol City are closing in on a deal for West Ham striker Sam Baldock. City are thought to have agreed a fee with the Hammers for the 23-year-old and are hoping to persuade him to move to Ashton Gate.

A number of other clubs, including Charlton, are believed to be keeping tabs on Baldock's situation, but Bristol City are in pole position to land the former MK Dons hit-man.

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