A six determine payment has been agreed with the Portuguese giants for the 22-year-old.
Goodwin says there are nonetheless a ‘few bits and items to be finalised’ and talks with Lopes are on-going.
Aberdeen boss Jim Goodwin is assured the signing of Benfica striker Luis Lopes will probably be accomplished this week.
Nonetheless he expects a deal to be pushed over the road to make the Cape Verde worldwide his seventh signing of a summer season rebuild.
When the switch is accomplished Goodwin count on Lopes to be a daily purpose scorer for the Reds.
Goodwin insists Lopes, also called Duk, is a fast, robust centre-forward who will hit the purpose path.
Lopes will add additional chew to an assault that has additionally been bolstered by the £535,000 signing of striker Bojan Miovksi from MTK Budapest.
North Macedonian worldwide Miovski has but to hitch the Dons within the Granite Metropolis as his Visa utility remains to be being processed.
Albanian worldwide midfielder Ylber Ramadani, who signed on June 8, solely met up with the Dons this week on account of Brexit crimson tape along with his visa utility.
Goodwin insists there will probably be no delay with the arrival of Lopes.
He mentioned: “A payment has been agreed and I want to suppose Luis Lopes will probably be right here by the tip of this week or the early a part of subsequent week.
“There’s a dialog happening with Luis.
“Nonetheless we’re not fairly there but as there are nonetheless a couple of bits and items to be finalised.
“We’ll must undergo the GBE (Governing Physique Endorsement) listening to, the work allow and visa course of.
“Nonetheless as a result of Portugal is within the EU we will convey him over otherwise to Ramadani and Miovski.