Manchester United hand pro deal to goalkeeper Matej Kovar
Last Updated: 01/02/18 6:47am
Manchester United have signed young goalkeeper Matej Kovar from FC Slovacko.
The 17-year-old has signed a professional contract with the club, having reportedly spent a week training with the academy in November.
Kovar also had a trial at West Ham but has been snapped up by United, who have reconfigured their academy under former midfielder Nicky Butt.
Announcing the Kovar signing, the Manchester United website said: "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.
"An exciting prospect, Kovar has signed a professional contract with the club and will soon join the ranks of the Academy, specifically with Kieran McKenna's impressive U18s team."
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