Manchester United are set to tie up a deal for Uruguayan starlet Guillermo Varela, his club Penarol have confirmed.
Varela spent time on trial at Old Trafford at the end of last season and he is know to have impressed United's coaching staff.
Now the 20-year-old full-back is flying to England to finalise the move for a reported £1million fee.
Penarol club treasurer Rodolfo Catino is travelling with Varela to conclude the deal on their behalf.
He Tweeted on Wednesday: "In San Pablo airport waiting for the connection to London, with Guille [Varela] about to board."