Adrien Silva is interested in leaving Sporting Lisbon to join Premier League champions Leicester City.
Silva, 27, gave an interview to Portuguese newspaper O Jogo in which he confirmed a deal is taking place.
"Yes, I confirm this proposal," the midfielder said. "Leicester is very interesting and corresponds to my career goals.
"After the past 15 years at Sporting, this opportunity is something exceptional for me and can allow me to express and impose myself in another championship, and also to evolve...