West Bromwich Albion have clinched a loan deal for Udinese striker Matej Vydra.

The Birmingham Mail says the Baggies struck the deal yesterday and are now tying up the loose ends before announcing his arrival.

Discussions were held over the weekend and the 21-year-old underwent a medical before Albion were given the green light.

Although the signing has not yet been confirmed, it will go through within the next 24 hours, allowing Vydra time to meet his new team-mates before Saturday's opening Premier League clash with Southampton.

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