Louis van Gaal has confirmed Torino defender Matteo Darmian is due in England for a medical ahead of a move to Manchester United.
The full-back has been linked with a switch to the Premier League in recent days after impressing in Serie A, as well as for Italy.
Louis van Gaal confirms #mufc are pursuing the signing of Matteo Darmian from Torino.— Manchester United (@ManUtd) July 10, 2015
Reports emerged on Friday suggesting the 25-year-old was on his way from Italy to complete the transfer, with Van Gaal later offering confirmation.
"I have read it in the papers [about Darmian], but it is true," he said at a press conference to unveil Memphis Depay. "[Is he on his way for a medical?] Yes."