Skysports.com understands that non-league giants Crawley Town have had an offer accepted for Hayes starlet Charlie Wassmer.
The 19-year-old central defender has been attracting interest from a number of Football League clubs, although The Red Devils are now in pole position for his signature.
Crawley, who boosted their revenue after being pared with Manchester United in this season's FA Cup, have now struck an accord with Hayes.
Wassmer will hold talks with manager Steve Evans on Monday morning and he is expected to initially link up with the club on loan with a view to a permanent deal.
Championship leaders QPR are said to be interested in the talented youngster along with the likes of Fulham, Watford and Exeter City.