The 19-year-old is one of the most exciting young players in the Football League and has already registered twelve appearances in English football’s fourth tier.
The young centre-back has attracted interest from a number of Premier League clubs since making his debut in April 2015, with West Ham and Tottenham Hotspur both linked by Mirror Football in March.
But Sky Sports revealed yesterday that Stoke City had agreed a £250,000 transfer fee with Wimbledon for Sweeney’s services.
Sky Sports and Get West London both claim the prodigious starlet, who has represented Republic of Ireland at U18 level, is set to undergo a medical today ahead of his transfer to the Bet365 Stadium.
Mark Hughes has added just two players to his Potters squad so far this summer, snapping up Joe Allen from Liverpool and Egyptian prodigy Ramadan Sobhi.