Udinese have announced the signing of Croatia Under-19 international Andrija Balic from Hajduk Split.
The attacking midfielder has scored twice in 16 appearances for the Croatian top-flight club this season.
He has been capped by his country at Under-17, 18 and 19 levels and arrives on a four and a half year deal.
“Udinese announce the outright signing of the 18-year-old midfielder Andrija Balic from the Croatian club Hajduk Split,” read a statement on the club’s official website.
“The player has signed a contract until 30 June 2020. He’ll wear the number 99 shirt.”