Derby County are set to signal Manchester United teen Teden Mengi on mortgage for the rest of the season.
Rams boss Wayne Rooney has been unable to make new signings due to the protracted nature of an impending takeover of the Championship membership.
Nevertheless, he has now been given the go-ahead to signal the highly-rated 18-year-old defender.
The deal shouldn’t be accomplished but however is predicted to undergo earlier than Monday’s deadline.
Mengi made his senior debut instead in United’s Europa League last-16 tie with Austrian membership LASK in August.
This season he has performed in three Papa John’s Trophy video games however has not made a senior look.