DONE DEAL: Manchester United finalized transfer of the World Champion!

The 18-year-old stopper Vanja Milinković-Savić on signed a 4.5-year contract with Lechia Gdańsk. Agreement measuring more than two meters keeper will apply from 1 January 2016. His biggest success was the world championship under 20, which in June won with the national team of Serbia.

Vanja Milinković-Savić 2As a sixteen-year-old went to the junior national team of Serbia, where his play caught the attention of scouts of Manchester United.

“In August 2014, he signed a five-year contract with the club. From the outset, he was transferred from “Red Devils” back to Vojvodina” – said the goalie.

Last season he played in 17 games home club in the Serbian Super League.

“I had to go back to Manchester, but there is a problem with a work permit in England. The case dragged on, unfortunately. I could not find a club where I could be borrowed, despite a relevant provision in the agreement. Because several days ago I decided to terminate the contract with the English and look for another employer. I am glad that I was able to come quickly to an agreement with Lechia” – adds Milinković-Savić, who flew to Gdansk with his mother and his manager Mateja Kežman.

“Winning the world championship is a fantastic feeling. I think the only thing that could beat them, then win the World Cup with an adult representation in which I would like to play someday.”

“I know some Balkan players who play in Gdansk club – Milos Krasic, Aleksandar Kovacevic and Mario Maloca. I hope that with their help quickly acclimate to my new team. I would as soon as possible to fight their permanent place in goal for Lechia, to which I will seek from the first workout” – concluded a new goalkeeper White and Greens.

Classes in Gdansk club Milinković-Savić will start from Friday. The league, however, the earliest he could make his debut until 2016. Assume jersey with the number 32.

Borislav Milovanovic

Borislav is the columnist of Balkan Talk from the beginning. He writes about Serbian football and loves Red Star Belgrade. Nemanja Vidic is his favourite player. Basketball and Tennis are another his hobbies.