Barnsley are attempting to sign Serbian striker Slobodan Tedic on loan from Manchester City, the Chronicle understands.

The 22-year-old, who is six foot three, has been at Oakwell this week but the deal is yet to be finalised.

Tedic joined the Premier League champions from Čukarički in 2020 after netting 14 goals in 66 games in the Serbian top flight.

He was loaned out to Dutch club Zwolle and netted three goals in 41 matches across two seasons, including none in 23 last season as they finished bottom of the top flight.

Tedic, who is yet to play for City, has scored twice in 16 games for Serbia under 21s.

The Reds have been looking for at least one more striker to add to a forwards department which includes Devante Cole and Jack Aitchison - who started in the opening day 1-0 loss at Plymouth on Saturday - as well as Aiden Marsh and James Norwood who came off the bench.

Meanwhile, reports in Poland suggest Barnsley have accepted a bid of 1.5 million Euros for centre-back Michal Helik from Lech Poznan. The Chronicle understands he has been in training this week, as he recovers from a minor thigh strain.

Helik has been expected to be sold this summer along with others as the Reds try to offset the £7-8million shortfall from relegation.