Former Premier League champions, Manchester United have won the race ahead of Liverpool to sign Villarreal defender, Adrian Corral.
United and Liverpool are both interested in signing Carral in recent weeks.
According to Spanish outlet, Super Deporte, United are on the verge of completing the signing of the youngster from the La Liga side.
The report also claimed that the 16-year-old has already told Villarreal that he will not sign professional terms with the club.
Corral will join United’s academy, which is currently run by former Red Devils’ manager, Nicky Butt once the deal is finalized.