West Ham United are close to securing the deal for Barcelona ace Alen Halilovic, with the transfer expected to be complete within the next week, according to reports from the Metro.
Halilovic has been recently heavily linked with a move to the Premier League, with Everton also keen on the young midfielder.
The Catalan club are looking to trim their B team ahead of the new season, with Halilovic one of the names set to be cut.
And West Ham have hit the ground running in the chase to sign the 19-year-old, with reports from TuttoMercatoWeb claiming that the Hammers will seal the deal after the opening round of Premier League fixtures.
The deal is believed to be worth £5.2million, with a buy-back clause included to ensure Barca have the option to bring him back in the future.
The Croatia international played 29 games in the Segunda Division last season, scoring four goals.