Alvaro Morata has reportedly moved a step close to joining Manchester United following talks between his representatives and the Real Madrid hierarchy on Monday afternoon.
The Spain international is said to be holding out for a switch to Old Trafford this summer after growing unhappy with his bit-part role last season.
It was claimed last month that United had a £52m bid knocked back for the 24-year-old, with Madrid valuing him close to the £70m mark.
Sky Sports News reports that a transfer is still alive, however, as Morata's agent Juanma Lopez and father Alfonso Morata were present at the Bernabeu on Monday to hold a 50-minute long discussion with Madrid chiefs.
Morata recently returned from his honeymoon ahead of schedule to help finalise a switch, but it could still be some time before an agreement is reached between all three parties.