Manchester United's former England captain Wayne Rooney was pictured at Everton's training ground on Saturday ahead of a proposed transfer back to the boyhood favourites he first joined aged nine.
Sky Sports News reported that he would be having a medical.
With a fee agreed for Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku to move in the opposite direction, the way appeared to be clear for the 31-year-old Rooney to leave Old Trafford after 13 years.
He has played more than 550 games for them, scoring 253 goals to become their all-time leading scorer.
But last season he was no longer an automatic selection under manager Jose Mourinho and also lost his place in the England squad.