Report: Cardiff City agree fee for 25-goal striker Eoin Doyle

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Cardiff City look to have won the race to sign highly rated Chesterfield striker Eoin Doyle.

In one of the transfer stories that has been circulating ever since the window opened, it looks as if Eoin Doyle may finally be leaving League One side Chesterfield. Sky Sports News have reported that Cardiff City have agreed a fee for the striker who has already scored 25 goals this season.

The former Hibernian striker had been attracting interest from Sheffield United and Preston North End as well as MLS side New York City. However instead of teaming up with Frank Lampard and David Villa, it looks as if he will be joining Russell Slade's team in South Wales.

Live on Sky Sports News on deadline day, they reported Cardiff have agreed a fee for Doyle and although a price was not specified it would take a considerable offer for Chesterfield to accept. The Spireites find themselves with a chance of a play-off spot in League One and it will be tough to replace their talisman.

Cardiff City have already been busy this month, including strengthening their attacking options with the capture of Alex Revell from Rotherham United. The Bluebirds already have a great array of strikers with Kenwyne Jones, Federico Macheda, and Nicky Maynard at the club. They have also allowed Adam Le Fondre to join fellow Championship side Bolton Wanderers on loan.

If Cardiff have agreed a fee for Doyle at this stage then they should be able to agree terms with the player and have forms signed before the deadline.

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