English Championship side Leeds United are belived to have reached an agreement with Serie B outfit Capri to sign striker Jerry Mbakogu.
According to Gazzetta di Modena Carpi president Stefano Bonacini has told the Italian media that a deal with Leeds United for Jerry Mbakogu will be completed later this month
25 year old Mbakogu currently plays for Italian side Carpi who he joined on loan from Padova for the 2013-14 season, before joining them on a permanent basis at the end of that campaign
The Whites have been searching for forward options ever since the transfer window opened having seen Pierre-Michel Lasogga return to Germany, but they had been frustrated in their attempts to find the right player.
The pacy Nigeria born forward, is comfortable playing through the middle or from the wings is expected to cost the Whites just over £2.6 million as an initial fee
Despite been Born in Nigeria Mbakogu holds an Italian passport so should not have issues with work permits