Bristol City expect to finalise the loan extension of West Ham United defender Jordan Spence next week.
Spence has made four appearances at right-back for the Robins since moving to Ashton Gate on an initial month's loan at the start of March.
Robins boss Keith Millen revealed earlier in the week that he had opened discussions with West Ham regarding an extension for Spence.
The 20-year-old also expressed his hope that a deal could be agreed which would allow him to stay at Ashton Gate for the rest of the season.
The talks have progressed and Spence's extension is likely to be finalised before City's next game against Doncaster Rovers on 2nd April.