He has apparently been offered a five-year-deal at Goodison Park…
Everton are finalising a deal for Stefan Lukic from Partizan Belgrade, according to the Liverpool Echo.
The Toffees are thought to have offered the 18-year-old a five year contract at Goodison Park, but will immediately send him out on loan to Heerenveen in order to satisfy work permit conditions.
Manager Roberto Martinez has been keen to add youngsters to the club this season, with Brendan Galloway, Sam Byrne, and David Henen all signing in the last transfer window.
The Serbia under 19s international has spoken to the local press and revealed that the move is close to completion. He has been in unbelievable form for Partizan’s youth team during the current campaign, scoring three goals and grabbing 20 assists in just 14 matches. His agent is supposedly in England to finalise the details right now.
“They’re after me for a long time. When they realized I was definitely what they want, they invited me. My agents are currently in England, details are now complete and it remains to be seen when I will sign the agreement,” the youngster said.
“The English side have presented a clear plan. The goal is to be in the Netherlands and play better so I after a year got a chance to wear the Everton jersey and play in the Premier League.”
As good as this deal could be, the Merseyside club will need to sign some players with the potential for a more immediate impact if they want to climb the Premier League table any time soon.