Amr Zaki claims he is on the verge of signing for Hull on loan until the end of the season and will undergo a medical on Saturday.
The 26-year-old, who spent the 2008-09 season on loan at Wigan from Zamalek, has been linked with a host of Barclays Premier League clubs and Portsmouth reportedly had a bid rejected in August. The Tigers now appear to be favourites to land the striker, who netted 11 times in 32 appearances while at Athletic.
A statement on the Egypt international's official website, www.amrzaky.com, read: "AmrZaky.com can reveal that Amr Zaky will fly to England to have medical test at Hull City football club on Saturday."
The statement continued: "The Tigers will sign the Egypt striker on loan until the end of the season subject to passing medical test.
"Zaky had meeting alongside his agent with Zamalek board and agreed the transfer to go through.
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