Wigan Athletic are close to completing a deal for Villarreal's reserve team striker Marco Ruben.

According to the Primera Liga club's website, the 23-year-old Argentinian will travel to England in the coming days to put the finishing touches on the move.

Ruben, who has also played for River Plate, Rosario Central and Recreativo Huelva, has scored nine goals in the Spanish Segunda Division for Villarreal B this season.