Huddersfield Town are looking to bolster their offensive department before the January transfer window closes, and have been connected with an attacker from the lower divisions, according to sources.
The Terriers are struggling for survival in England’s second division, and the numbers do not seem good for the Yorkshire club. Darren Moore’s side currently has the fifth-worst attacking and defensive record in the Championship and is only three points above the relegation zone, having lost all four league games in a row.
Nevertheless, Huddersfield Town owner Kevin Nagle revealed two weeks ago that the side were hoping to bring three more additions to the Kirklees Stadium, having already completed the signings of Alex Matos and Bojan Radulovic.
Speaking to BBC West Yorkshire, the American businessman said:
“You can never really predict exactly when a signing is going to come. I can tell you we have a list of nine or ten people that we’re targeting.
“I’m hoping that we get another three, I’m gonna put a number to it. That’s the goal I’ve given our team, I feel very excited.”
Since these comments, Huddersfield have completed the permanent signings of Rhys Healey from Watford and Radinio Balker from FC Groningen. However, the club are now reportedly eyeing up a League One star.
According to HITC, Huddersfield Town are interested in signing Wigan Athletic winger Jordan Jones before the winter transfer window closes, and will compete with fellow relegation rivals Sheffield Wednesday and Rotherham United.
Jones’ contract expires at the conclusion of the 2023/24 season, but the site also claims that the Latics hope to keep him and will begin discussions on a new contract with the 29-year-old soon.
Jones has been a key player for Wigan this season, appearing in 23 games in all competitions under Shaun Maloney, playing on both the left and right sides of the attack, as well as in the number ’10’ position as necessary. Furthermore, despite the fact that his contract expires in six months, his market value is approximately £280,000.
This would be a terrific signing, and the Northern Ireland international might be tempted, especially if Wigan do not offer favourable terms in a new contract.