Hobbs set for Hull City loan move

Last updated : 13 February 2011 By BBC Sport

Hull City are expected to confirm the loan signing of defender Jack Hobbs from Championship rivals Leicester on Monday, reports BBC Radio Humberside.Hobbs, 22, has been made available by Foxes manager Sven Goran-Eriksson and is expected to link up with former boss Nigel Pearson at the KC Stadium.

"Without saying too much before things happen it is important for us to strengthen the squad," said Pearson.

"There's a chance that we'll have a look at him."

Sheffield Wednesday were originally hopeful of being able to attract the former England Under-19 international to Hillsborough.

However, Owls manager Gary Megson has admitted that Hobbs is unlikely to join his side.

Source: BBC Sport

Source: BBC Sport