Stuttgart have completed the £7million signing of Fiorentina midfielder Zdravko Kuzmanovic.
The Serbia international has agreed a four-year deal at the Mercedes-Benz Arena after spending two seasons at Viola.
Kuzmanovic, 21, is delighted to have completed the transfer and is eagerly anticipating plying his trade in the Bundesliga.
He said: "I am happy to have made this transfer so shortly before the end of the transfer window. VfB are a big club with a lot of tradition, a large fan base and an ambitious team.
"I want to be part of the club's future, that's why I came over."
Stuttgart general manager Horst Heldt told the club's official website: "In Zdravko Kuzmanovic we have signed a player that fits perfectly in terms of quality and age.
"He has proved his qualities for Serbia as well as for Fiorentina already, since we have monitored his progress as a player for quite a long period of time. We are delighted we were able to sign him just now."
Manager Markus Babbel added: "Zdravko Kuzmanovic is a midfielder for the modern game. He has a great view for the situation and is a good tackler as well.
"Despite his young age he is already a long-term international and will soon be part of our first team I think."
Meanwhile, Mexico defender Ricardo Osorio has hinted that his future could lie away from Stuttgart, although he confirmed he will not be returning to his homeland.
He said: "In the next hours my future will be decided. The only thing that I can say for sure at this moment is that I will not return to Mexican football.
"It seems to be that I will continue my career in another German team. I will see if the proposal is good and if it is there will be a change in my career and I trust that everything will be alright."