The 18-year-old had a medical with the Old Trafford outfit on Tuesday and was due to meet Sir
That could involve remaining at Old Trafford, or being allowed to leave on loan, either to an English club or his present team in
United has yet to confirm details of the deal.
However, speaking to
"I am super happy to get to Manchester United. I'm fulfilling a dream," he said.
"I am going where I wanted.
"You look on television and see the outstanding players, scoring spectacular goals. I cannot waste this opportunity.
"It is not clear what will happen with my future.
"I want to play in the first team of Manchester United. That's my first thought.
"If they decide to send me on loan, I would prefer to continue at Universidad, although I will do whatever United deem appropriate."
English Premier League
Professional Footballers' Association chief executive Gordon Taylor has confirmed the union has been contacted by Sunderland players about manager Paolo Di Canio and that it is investigating the recent fines issued by the Italian.