Hull City owner Assem Allam is willing to spend big in January to secure their Premier League status for next season.

With little more than a month to go before the transfer window swings open for Premier League clubs, Allam and Hull City manager Steve Bruce have begun planning for a period that could have a major bearing on their survival hopes.

The Hull Daily Mail says Allam will not balk at going above the £5.25m spent recruiting Tom Huddlestone in August - if the right player is available.

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