Leicester have apparently agreed a deal with Championship rivals Blackpool to sign Alex Baptiste in the January transfer window.
The Foxes have had an offer of ?1million accepted by Blackpool for the 26-year-old defender, who has been a regular first-team pick this season.
Baptiste moved to Bloomfield Road in 2008 following a stint at Mansfield, where he started his career.
Leicester manager Nigel Pearson has already confirmed he plans to strengthen his squad next month, having also agreed a deal in principle for West Brom striker Chris Wood to join for an undisclosed fee.
Chris Wood will join Championship club Leicester when the January transfer window opens next week.
The 21-year-old West Bromwich Albion striker will reportedly move in a ?1.25m deal having failed to secure a first team spot at The Hawthorns.
Woods last played for the Baggies in August 2010, since when he has had loan spells with Barnsley, Brighton, Birmingham, Bristol City and...