Manchester City look set to sign USA World Cup winner Abby Dahlkemper from North Carolina Courage.
The Pennsylvania-born defender, 27, who currently plays in the National Women's Soccer League in the USA, is in talks with City, BBC Sport understands.
She has reportedly been offered a "multi-year" contract.
The central defender has won the NWSL title three times in four seasons, first with Western New York Flash, then twice more when they evolved into North Carolina Courage following a franchise takeover.
City, the 2016 Women's Super League champions, have been runners-up for the past three seasons.
They currently sit fourth in the table, eight points behind local rivals Manchester United but with a game in hand.
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