Nobody get too excited about Sam Nicholson just yet.
The Scottish winger, who visited Minnesota United a little more than two weeks ago, isn't quite packing his bags for the States.
The Edinburgh Evening News reported Friday the 22-year-old had decided to sign with United after moving on from former club Heart of Midlothian F.C. and was expected to ink a two-and-a-half-year contract with the Loons this weekend.
However, a source close to the team said those statements are a bit premature, as talks with Nicholson are still ongoing, and the deal isn't completely finalized.
If Nicholson were to eventually sign, he wouldn't be available to play for United until July 10, when the secondary Major League Soccer transfer window opens.
"He's got some good experience playing in Scotland, which is a tough, hard-nosed league," United sporting director Manny Lagos said of Nicholson back during his visit. "He's a fast, quick player. He plays in a position where speed's important. And as a winger, he's really lively and kind of brings that energy to the field. Technically, very good with both feet, which is important for playing on either side of the field."
Nicholson is a product of Hearts youth academy and has also played for his country at the youth levels. He's made 127 appearances with 15 goals for his former club team, according to the Hearts' website.