Skysports.com understands Rochdale are poised to sign Stockport goalkeeper Owain Fon-Williams.
As revealed by skysports.com earlier this month, Dale made an approach to the League Two club for their highly-rated keeper.
Derby are believed to have expressed an interest in Fon-Williams, but Rochdale have won the race for his signature.
The Spotland side have now agreed a deal with Stockport for the Welshman and Fon-Williams is set to make the step up to League One.
Fon-Williams is believed to have agreed a short-term deal with Rochdale until the end of the season.
Dale have moved for the 23-year-old with Josh Lillis only on loan at the club until the end of the month.