Fulham manager Lawrie Sanchez confirmed the club are on the brink of signing Cork striker Roy O´Donovan for an undisclosed fee after his side clinched third place in the Barclays Asia Trophy.

The 21-year-old was reportedly a target of both the Cottagers and Southend over the summer, but the Premier League club appear to have won the race for the youngster.

O´Donovan, an Ireland B international, will undergo a medical at the west London club when Sanchez and his squad return from Hong Kong before returning to his former side on a temporary basis.

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