Sporting have signed Leixões midfielder Anderson Esiti on a five-year contract according to A Bola.
The 19-year old Nigerian has impressed at Leixões and will initially be working with the B team before vying with the likes of William Carvalho and Fito Rinaudo for the defensive midfield role in the first team.
There had been interest in other clubs for the player which prompts a quicker move by Sporting to get the deal now.
Anderson has played 21 times so far for Leixões as the Matosinhos club currently sit 10th in the Segunda Liga table.
EDIT: Although A Bola were convinced the deal was done – no deal was agreed. The paper are certain a deal will be done at the end of the current season though.