The clubs have agreed an undisclosed fee for the England international, who wants to be closer to his family, and Allardyce admits a deal is in the offing.
"We´ve agreed a deal so you´d have thought that he will finish up where he needs to finish up to solve his family problems," Allardyce said following a friendly defeat to Hull. "From our point of view and from his point of view it´s a satisfactory result."
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