English trio eye Macedonian gem
Macedonian starlet Patrick Zlatanovski is heading to England, with Crystal Palace, Watford and Newcastle all keen.
By Ed Aarons
Last Updated: 11/08/11 9:07am
Macedonian starlet Patrick Zlatanovski is heading to England, with Crystal Palace, Watford and Newcastle all keen, skysports.com understands.
Trials with Palace and Watford have already been lined up, whilst Premier League Newcastle also appear set to take a look at him.
The 16-year-old is due to arrive in England on Thursday and will link-up with Palace, before joining Watford next week.
"He will play a test match for Crystal Palace on Saturday and then go to Watford on Monday but we have also had interest from Newcastle," his agent Dietmar Wendorff confirmed to skysports.com
"Patrick had trials with Barcelona at the age of 15 and they wanted to sign him but they wanted the parents to move as well. That was not possible because his parents run a company in Vienna but now he feels ready to go to a new country."
Born in Vienna, Zlatanovski represents his father's land of birth internationally and would be available on a free transfer.
"He is very fast and excellent on the ball," Wendorff added.
"It's three days with Palace and then we will see what happens after that."