The Premier League giants Manchester United have confirmed the signing of teenage goalkeeper Matej Kovar from FC Slovacko.
The 17-year-old is believed to have spent a week training with the United academy in the latter stages of 2017, and has now signed a professional contract with the Red Devils.
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The youngster is also understood to have previously spent time on trial at West Ham United before signing an official deal at Old Trafford.
“The 17-year-old is a talented young goalkeeper who has already appeared for Czech Republic’s U18s on two occasions, highlighting his promising pedigree and excellent potential,” read a statement on United’s official website.
Kovar is likely to represent United’s Under-18 squad, who are currently leading the Northern division.