Brentford have accepted a bid from Championship rivals Wigan for midfielder Adam Forshaw.
Latics boss Uwe Rosler, who used to manage the Bees, has finally met their valuation for the 22-year-old having had previous bids knocked back.
Forshaw, named Sky Bet League 1 player of the year last season but yet to make an appearance this term, will now discuss personal terms with the Championship side.
Brentford manager Mark Warburton told the club's official website: "We have stipulated from the outset that any deal involving our players will be done on our terms.
"A valuation was given and not met, hence the delay in proceedings.
"Now that our valuation has been met we have given permission to Adam to meet and talk with Wigan.
"Brentford did not need to sell Adam and we will not be dictated to by any individual or potential buying club in such situations.
"Why was Adam not considered for games thus far? Again, as we have clearly stated, we will only look to players who are absolutely committed to the Brentford cause and such events can only distract a young player and negatively impact his contribution.
"Now that this matter is near conclusion, I would like to wish Adam all the very best for his career and to thank him for his outstanding efforts over the last two years."