Ahly are set to buy midfielder Saleh Gomaa from ENPPI when the winter transfer window reopens in January.
Red Devils coach Hossam El-Badry wants Gomaa to replace injured hitman Hossam Ghaly who will be out of action for more than six months after sustaining a ruptured anterior knee ligament during the Club World Cup in Japan.
Al-Ahram Arabic website reported that ENPPI had demanded LE8 million for the player and Ahly had agreed to pay the fee in installments.
Gomaa, 19, played under El-Badry at ENPPI before he took the job at Ahly.
The midfielder is part of Egypt's 25-man squad for their friendly against Qatar in Doha on 28 December.
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