Manchester United have reached agreement with Serbian side FK Vojovdina to sign teenage keeper Vanja Milinkovic.
The 17-year-old will remain with his current club next season before making the move to England.
Milinkovic made six appearances for Serbia in the qualifying phase for the UEFA Under-17 Championship, keeping three clean sheets, but they just missed out on reaching the tournament.
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He would follow in the footsteps of compatriots Nemanja Vidic and Zoran Tosic if he makes his way into the United first-team in the coming years.
The deal kicks off United’s transfer business for the summer, although they remain without a permanent manager in the wake of David Moyes’ dismissal last month – reports suggest Louis Van Gaal will be appointed early next week.