Striker Keane expected to complete Ipswich move today

Ipswich Town are closing in on the loan addition for Hull City striker Will Keane - a player who wil

Ipswich Town are closing in on the loan addition for Hull City striker Will Keane - a player who will be out of contract in the summer. Photo: PA - Credit: PA Archive/PA Images

Hull boss Nigel Adkins expects Will Keane to complete his loan move to Ipswich Town today.

Ipswich Town are interested in signing Will Keane of Hull City. Picture: PA

Ipswich Town are interested in signing Will Keane of Hull City. Picture: PA - Credit: PA Wire/PA Images

The striker has been in Suffolk to tie up the loose ends of a loan deal which will run until the end of the season.

The 25-year-old’s career at Hull has been hit by injuries which have limited him to just 26 appearances in two-and-a-half years.

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Adkins believes the deal will be done today, with the Hull boss hopeful the move will provide the fresh start the former Manchester United trainee needs.

Keane is a product of the Manchester United youth system. Picture: PA

Keane is a product of the Manchester United youth system. Picture: PA - Credit: PA Archive/PA Images

“Will is down at Ipswich, he’s not signed just yet,” Adkins said at his press conference this morning. “It’s been a busy couple of days and we’re trying to be active.


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“There is a process and I would imagine that at some point today Keane will sign on loan at Ipswich.

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“It’s an opportunity to freshen things up a bit and it’s important for him to play regular football but likewise maybe his wages coming off the wage bill, maybe we can utilise that.”

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Keane is out of contract at the end of the season.

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