Oldham Athletic are likely to tie up a loan move for Hull City goalkeeper Mark Oxley by the end of the week.
The Latics need to recruit a new keeper after
Alex Cisak joined Burnley
Dean Bouzanis was released.
Oxley, 23, has made one appearance as a sub for the Tigers, who
signed Allan McGregor from Besiktas on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, defender Carl Winchester is the latest Oldham player to sign a new contract, agreeing to extend his stay for another 12 months.
The 20-year-old, who won a senior international cap for Northern Ireland in 2011, made 11 appearances last season.
"I know Carl wants to play in midfield, but I think he has the potential to be a top-class right-back," manager Lee Johnson told the
James Tarkowski, David Mellor and Kirk Millar have all recently signed new deals,
Meanwhile, Oldham have confirmed that Senegal international striker Momar N'Diaye is one of a number of players currently on trial at Boundary Park.
The 25-year-old played for French club Metz and in Germany for Frankfurt earlier in his career.