Leicester are closing in on a shock swoop for Everton striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni, skysports.com understands.
Foxes boss Sven Goran Eriksson is in the market for a new forward to bolster his options up front.
And the former England boss has identified the powerful Toffees player as a target during the January transfer window.
The 28-year-old former Portsmouth and Middlesbrough man has found the net just once for the Goodison Park club in 15 appearances this season.
And manager David Moyes could now be ready to let him leave during the January transfer window with Leicester eager to secure his services.