BBC Sport has learned that Manchester United are set to announce the first signing of the summer as Villarreal defender Eric Bailly nears Old Trafford move.
The Red Devils had a £30 million bid accepted for the Ivorian defender, and they will soon make the transfer official.
Bailly has agreed personal terms with the Premier League giants and will undergo a medical in the next couple of days.
Villarreal are set to earn a healthy profit on the 22-year-old footballer, having signed him for mere £4.4 million in January 2015, just weeks before he went on to win the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations with Ivory Coast.
Bailly has since made a total of 35 La Liga outings for the Yellow Submarine, and he clearly did enough to secure a lucrative move to Old Trafford.
Swedish superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic is expected to follow in his footsteps, signing a one-year deal with Man Utd.
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