Barcelona defender, Samuel Umtiti will arrive in Italy on Thursday to finalize his one-year loan move to Lecce.
Both clubs have already reached full agreement on details and a medical is scheduled for today.
“Samuel Umtiti will travel to Italy later today in order to join Serie A side Lecce on loan move from Barcelona.
“Full agreement reached, documents exchanged on Wednesday night and medical scheduled today.
“Barça will receive add-ons based on how many games he’ll play,” transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano, tweeted.
Meanwhile, Manchester United have held initial talks with Newcastle United over the signing of keeper Martin Dubravka.
Dubravka has been pushed down to number two choice following the arrival of Nick Pope – and wasn’t in the squad for Wednesday’s EFL Cup tie at Tranmere.
United are in the market for a ‘keeper to provide competition for David de Gea and Tom Heaton after Dean Henderson joined Nottingham Forest on loan.
It’s thought Dubravka would be open to the move.