"Everything went fine, there is a real common desire to complete the deal, I am very optimistic.
"We are on the same wavelength and we will reach an agreement."
Evra's agent Frederico Pastorello told L'Equipe: "We really did a good job, we cleared out a lot of things and made huge progress.
Pastorello also said he had met with Gill to thrash out the deal expected to be in the region of £4 million.
"We are at 90% of a total agreement and we all made the decision to let the weekend pass and to gather again at the start of next week to seal the deal," he added.
The Guardian this morning claims that the deal was done last night in