West Bromwich Albion are reportedly set to seal the capture of Lillestrom's Robert Koren.
The highly-rated Slovenian international has been tracked by a host of clubs in recent months with Manchester City, Leeds and Cardiff all showing an interest.
However, The Baggies now look set to land the player widely regarded as the best in the Tippeliagen.
The 26-year-old midfielder, who bagged ten goals from midfield last season, is now set to become West Brom's first signing of the transfer window.
Manager Tony Mowbray looks set to conduct a mini overhaul of his squad in the coming weeks, with the likes of Nathan Ellington, Nigel Quashie and Zoltan Gera tipped to leave The Hawthorns this month.