EDINSON CAVANI and Alex Telles are currently at Manchester United's training ground undergoing theirmedicals ahead of a sensational double swoop.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks set to complete two deadline day deals with hours to spare.
Free agent Cavani, 33, is on the brink of signing a two-year deal having been without a club since leaving Paris Saint-Germain at the end of last season.
The Uruguayan legend is set to pocket £200,000 a week at Old Trafford – and will provide some depth to Solskjaer's forward ranks.
Telles, meanwhile, is an £18million arrival from Porto who will add some much-needed strength to the left-back position.
The Portuguese star, 27, will put pen to paper on a five-year deal.
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Solskjaer had been eager to bolster his leaky defence and had been locked in negotiations with Porto over Telles' fee.
With just a year left on his contract in Portugal, United initially wanted to pay £12m for the player.
But Porto held out for £18m and it appears United have caved into their demands.
Solskjaer is believed to have pleaded with his board to find the cash to land his man.
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Telles' attacking ability also attracted Solksjaer to make the move having scored 13 goals with 12 assists in 49 appearances last season.
Meanwhile, Solskjaer is still hoping to add a right-winger to his squad this window.
United have given up on signing top target Jadon Sancho this summer – but are poised to have another crack at Borussia Dortmund in January,
For now, Solskjaer will take a gamble on injury-prone Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele.
With deals for Cavani and Telles all-but concluded, Solskjaer can now commit his focus to the proposed loan deal for Dembele.
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