Leeds United snap up young Benfica striker

LEEDS UNITED have signed forward Oliver Sarkic from Benfica with the Whites turning the 20-year-old's half-season loan into a permanent deal.

Leeds United Under-23 coach Carlos Corberan.

Sarkic has been a regular for Carlos Corberan’s Under-23s so far this term and scored a penalty before setting up a goal for Romario Vieira in Thursday afternoon’s 4-3 win against Hull City at Thorp Arch.

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The Montenegro youth international has now signed a deal with Leeds until June 2020 with United having the option to extend by a further year.