Portsmouth midfielder Lassana Diarra has agreed to join Real Madrid in January and will undergo a medical on Monday.
Pompey agreed a deal with the Spanish giants for the 23-year-old midfielder earlier this week, with the fee reported to be in the region of £20million.
The France international, who was also interesting Manchester City, is expected to sign a four-and-a-half-year contract if there are no problems with the medical.
Copyright (c) PA Sport 2008, All Rights Reserved.
Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms