Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 12/28/12
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.
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