Manchester United close to signing Newport County youngster Regan Poole

Manchester United are close to signing another teenager on deadline day, with AS Monaco's 19-year-old striker Anthony Martial set to sign today.

Newport County's 17-year-old defender Regan Poole is traveling to United's Carrington training ground to have a medical, having already agreed terms with the Premier League club.

Newport County 17-year-old close to signing for Premier League giants Manchester United

The Mail report that the fee for Poole, who had a £60,000 bid rejected by Newport from Hull City, could rise to around £400,000 based on appearances and other bonuses.

Poole joining indicates United boss Louis van Gaal's desire to shape United for the future. The young striker Martial is set to sign today for a huge fee of at least £36million from Monaco, after scoring nine goals in Ligue 1 last season.

Monaco's teenager Anthony Martial also close to signing for Louis van Gaal's side

Martial, 19, had to leave the French national squad to complete his United move, of which he is expected to do today after arriving at Carrington for a medical.

Poole, 17, has already spent time training with United, and has previously done the same with Fulham and United's bitter rivals Liverpool.

The youngster has already played for the Newport County, the club at the very bottom of the Football League with one point after five games in League Two, first team in the Capital One Cup.

In the match against Wolverhampton Wanderers, Poole started for the Welsh club.

United busy in the transfer market, with just hours left until deadline

United are very busy in the transfer market, selling multiple players and looking to bring in Anthony Martial from Monaco as well as deal with the David De Gea situation. You can follow all the United news on deadline day here on VAVEL.

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