Manchester United have been granted a work permit for young Serbian winger Zoran Tosic.
Sir Alex Ferguson attended a hearing for the 21-year-old on Friday and emerged with positive news, meaning Tosic will sign from Partizan Belgrade in January.
United have not confirmed the fee they have agreed for Tosic, although they have been looking at the wide-man for some time.
Tosic has appeared 12 times for his country and can play on either flank, having also starred for Serbia's Under-21 side.
He will join fellow countryman Nemanja Vidic at Old Trafford, with the prospect of more to come as another Partizan player Adam Ljajic - a 19-year-old dubbed the 'Serbian Kaka' - is also thought to be in talks with United.
Old Trafford officials are staying silent on talks with Ljajic though, insisting there have been no developments.
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