Hull City expect to sign Manchester United striker Will Keane before the transfer window closes.
The 23-year-old has played three times for United, where he worked with Tigers caretaker boss Mike Phelan.
Keane has had previous loan spells at Wigan and Sheffield Wednesday – and scored twice in 22 games while at Preston last season.
Hull, who have 14 fit senior players, are targeting up to six new signings before Wednesday’s 23:00 BST deadline.
City are close to signing Cardiff’s David Marshall after the Scotland goalkeeper had a medical on Monday.
Hull have been linked with Derby County’s £10m-rated midfielder Jeff Hendrick, 24, Spurs midfielder Ryan Mason, 25, and a season-long loan deal for Southampton forward Jay Rodriguez, 27.