Leicester City are lining up a move for West Bromwich Albion striker Simon Cox.

The Mirror says big-spending Leicester are making a £3million move for West Brom striker Cox after a disappointing start to the Championship season.

City boss Sven Goran Eriksson, whose expensively-revamped side have lost two of their first three league games, has drawn blanks with Bristol City's Nicky Maynard and Jermaine Beckford of Everton.

Republic of Ireland international Cox, 24, is not a regular starter and could fancy a move now Peter Odemwingie has ended speculation about a move away from the Baggies by signing a new deal.

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