Last Updated: Wed, 03 Jul 2013 16:58
Malky Mackay says he hopes to talk to Tom Ince shortly as Cardiff look to wrap up an £8million deal for the Blackpool winger.
The Bluebirds are thought to have had their offer for the England Under-21 international accepted by the Seasiders at the weekend and are now hopeful of sitting down with Ince to discuss terms.
Swansea and Liverpool were both thought to be keen on the 21-year-old but Cardiff are leading the race for his signature after indicating they are willing to match his demands for a contract worth £35,000-a-week.
The two parties are yet to talk face-to-face due to Ince having been on international duty with the England Under-21s before he went on his summer holiday.
Mackay is eager to sit down with exciting youngster and hopes his vision for Cardiff City will persuade him to sign.
"Thomas has been on holiday, so that's what's happened. It won't be long until we get the chance to sit down with him and his family," Mackay told Wales Online.
"It's always the player's decision; clubs can accept bids from anyone but at the end of the day it's always the player's decision.
"What you have got to do is get the chance to talk to them and for that to happen the club have to accept your offers.
"If I'm able to sit down. I talk to them about the vision we've got here and the way we've structured the club and the massive benefits that I see in coming to Cardiff City."
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