15 August 2020 20:34
MANCHESTER UNITED have signed Filip Stevanovic from Partizan Belgrade for £10.9million, according to reports. The 17-year-old midfielder performed well against Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side in the Europa League earlier this season. 2 Man Utd have reportedly signed Filip Stevanovic from Partizan Belgrade 2 The youngster played against United in the Europa League this season The wideman came off the bench on both of United's group L clashes with the Serbian side in October and November last year. And the Red Devils were impressed and have signed him permanently, according to the Serbian Telegraph. The report claims Stevanovic will stay with Partizan on loan next season but will be a Man Utd player.
Partizan wanted nearer £18m for their young star earlier in the season but are said to have accepted the lower amount because of the financial impact of coronavirus. Stevanović will follow in the footsteps of Zoran Tošić - who moved from Partizan to Old Trafford in 2009 but stayed for only one season. United face Sevilla in the Europa League semi-final tomorrow night. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer faces a selection headache as he tries to pick between David De Gea and Sergio Romero as his starting goalkeeper. And here's how the Red Devils could lineup as they bid for a place in the final.
Jadon Sancho remains the Norwegian's no1 target, despite Borussia Dortmund having dug their heels in by claiming the deadline for a deal to be done has now passed. View this post on Instagram Partizan vice president Vladimir Vuletic confirms that his club are in talks with Manchester United over Filip Stevanovic. Partizan vice president Vladimir Vuletic has confirmed that his club are in talks with Manchester United over teenage attacker Filip Stevanovic. A report on Friday claimed that United had agreed a €12m (£10.8m) deal for the 17-year-old, who scored nine times and registered three assists in 35 appearances at club level during the 2019-20 campaign. When questioned on the speculation, Vuletic told Buta Sport: "The negotiations are ongoing." Stevanovic, who appeared twice against United in the group stages of this season's Europa League, has previously been linked with Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid.