Manchester United are set to lose one of their academy stars.
Defensive midfielder Martin Svidersky, 19, is out of contract at the end of the season and is now expected to agree to a pre-contract and move next summer.
Svidersky has been offered a new contract by United, however, after rejecting the club’s proposals, the 19-year-old is now set to depart.
We exclusively reported in October that the Slovakian midfielder’s contract situation was attracting interest from clubs around Europe.
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However, as the January transfer window fast approaches, Stretty News understands that talks between the player’s camp and as many as five top European clubs have now progressed.
A source close to the club has confirmed that Bundesliga duo Hoffenheim and Wolfsburg are discussing a transfer, as are Italian sides Atalanta and Napoli, as well as Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon.
Since joining the Red Devils’ academy back in 2018, Svidersky has gone on to feature in 60 youth matches, in all competitions, directly contributing to five goals, along the way.