Cardiff manager Neil Warnock is to make Josh Murphy his first signing of the summer after agreeing a £10.5million deal with Norwich City.
Murphy, 23-year-old brother of Newcastle’s Jacob, will have a medical on Tuesday ahead of signing a five year contract.
Fulham and Brighton had also enquired about Murphy.
Josh Murphy (right) is set to join newly-promoted Premier League side Cardiff for £10.5million
Last season Murphy, a former England youth international, scored seven goals in the Championship, while he was the joint-top scorer in the EFL Cup with four goals along with Samu Saiz of Leeds and Islam Slimani of Leicester.
Murphy progressed through the ranks at Norwich’s academy and is set to leave the club having made over 100 first-team appearances, while he also gained experience during loan spells at Wigan Athletic and MK Dons.
Murphy was prolific in the League Cup last season as he scored four goals in as many matches
JOSH MURPHY’S 2017/18 SEASON
Championship – 41 games, 7 goals, 3 assists
League Cup – 4 games, 4 goals
FA Cup – 2 games
Cardiff are also keen on Preston North End left-back Greg Cunningham.
The 27-year-old made 20 appearances in the Championship last season.