Filip Stevanovic: Man City set to beat United to signing of Partizan winger

Filip Stevanovic: Man City set to beat United to signing of Partizan winger

- Filip Stevanovic is set for a move to Etihad stadium as Manchester City have edged out Manchester United to secure a £6m deal for him

- The 18-year-old attacker has impressed over the past year for Partizan and scored seven league goals last season to attract attention from Manchester

- Stevanovic already has 54 appearances for Partizan, scoring 12 goals in the process

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Manchester City have won the race to sign Partizan youngster Filip Stevanovic, beating rivals Manchester United in the process.

According to a report on Metro, the deal for the winger has not been finalized, but it will go through in January.

Stevanovic, 18, was linked with a move to Man United over the summer but the Red Devils spent their money elsewhere, bringing in Donny van de Beek, Facundo Pellistri and Edinson Cavani.

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This encouraged Manchester City to move swiftly for Stevanovic and they are now close to agreeing a deal for the teenager worth just £6m.

Stevanovic already has 54 appearances for Partizan, scoring 12 goals in the process.

The 2020/21 Serbian Super Liga started in August and he has started 10 of the 12 games so far, scoring three goals.

Filip Stevanovic: Man City set to beat United to signing of Partizan winger
Filip Stevanovic celebrating a goal for Partizan. Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic
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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Hakan Calhanoglu is on the radar of desperate Manchester United and now the Premier League club are willing to double his wages to £100,000-a-week to lure him to Old Trafford on free transfer.

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Man United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keenly interested in the Germany-born Turkey star who is said to be worth around £30million.

The 26-year-old’s contract at AC Milan will lapse next summer but report claims that he could speak with other clubs outside Italy as from January.

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Calhanoglu joined the Serie A giants from German outfit Bayer Leverkusen in 2017 for a fee totaling £20million.

It was also gathered that Milan are preparing to offer him an extended three-year-contract, but terms are yet to be agreed.

And now the Red Devils are looking to entice him with a five-year-contract that will see him earn £5.2million per season should he agree to move to England.

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