MANCHESTER UNITED are hoping to finalise a deal for Casemiro today, according to reports.
The Red Devils struck a £60million agreement with Real Madrid for the 30-year-old midfielder earlier this week.
SunSport revealed on Thursday that United chiefs were willing to DOUBLE his salary to a staggering £350,000-a-week in a bid to tempt him to Old Trafford.
Talks over a four-year contract have been successful so far and are now in the final stages.
According to transfer guru Fabrizio Romano, Man Utd are working to get the deal completed in the next few hours.
Casemiro is expected to travel to Manchester within the next 48 hours to complete a medical once Real Madrid have given the green light.
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The Brazil international has already bid goodbye to his teammates in Madrid.
Spanish journalist Edu Aguirre claims he held a farewell dinner with close friends ahead of the big move.
Casemiro is set to leave the Santiago Bernabeu after nine years at Real Madrid.
He signed for Los Blancos in 2013 and has since made 336 appearances for the club.
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During his time in Spain he helped the club to five Champions League titles, three Club World Cups and three La Liga titles.
Man Utd boss Erik ten Hag believes he will be the answer to the squad's midfield woes.
The Red Devils currently sit bottom of the Premier League table with no points after losing their opening two fixtures.
They are now set to take on Liverpool at Old Trafford, but Casemiro will not be available for selection.
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