Sporting Gijon defender Jorge Mere has passed a medical at Malaga ahead of a season-long loan deal, according to reports.
The Spain Under 21 international is set to be announced at the Costa Del Sol club, according to respected Cadena Cope journalist Javier Bautista.
“Jorge Mere will be loaned by Sporting to another team next season after he activated the clause in his contract,” read a Sporting statement on Sunday.
“At the same time, it represents the continuation of the said player’s link to the club for another season.”
The 20-year-old made 61 appearances for Sporting’s first team, with 56 of them coming in the top flight over the last two campaigns.