On Monday, De Telegraaf reported Feyenoord’s Luis Sinisterra has been in extensive talks with Leeds United over a potential transfer this summer.

The Whites have taken crucial steps to sign the winger, who managed 23 goals and 14 assists in all competitions last season.

Algemeen Dagblad on Tuesday state Leeds ‘quickly want to announce’ the arrival of the 23-year-old.

The Colombia international was initially scheduled to return to training yesterday, but was given time off by Feyenoord. The reason for it turned out to be the ‘mega transfer’ to Elland Road.

Jesse Marsch’s side have sold Kalvin Phillips to Manchester City and are in the process of selling Raphinha, likely to Barcelona. They now want to use the funds from these sales to quickly invest on the Eredivisie attacker.

The Premier League side had earlier shown interest in Cody Gakpo. However, a deal for him didn’t take shape because of the fee demanded by PSV Eindhoven.

Leeds, therefore, shifted their focus to Sinisterra and he will now be moving to England for a ‘substantial amount’.

Sinisterra’s deal will be a club-record sale for Feyenoord, breaking the earlier record of €18m, which Liverpool paid for Dirk Kuyt in 2006. The English club will pay €25m fee and this figure could rise if bonuses are taken into account.

The South American is set to be the second player to leave Feyenoord for the Premier League, after Tyrell Malacia, who is now close to sealing a switch to Manchester United.

“This is indeed also part of the process that we started together a year ago. That was just the goal. So, you can go to the Premier League from Feyenoord. And you can become an international from Feyenoord,” manager Arne Slot said.