Transfer news: Hannover clinch deal to sign Bayern Munich's Vladimir Rankovic in the summer
By Thomas Zocher. Last Updated: 17/02/14 8:51pm
Vladimir Rankovic in action for Germany U20s against Italy U20s
Hannover have secured a deal to bring in Vladimir Rankovic from Bayern Munich at the end of the season.
Rankovic is a star player for Bayern's reserve side, having provided 14 assists this season, and is tipped for a bright future at senior level
A Germany Under 20 international, the midfielder will make the move to Hannover on a free transfer in the summer.
Hannover general manager Dirk Dufner told his club's official website: "Vladimir Rankovic has developed impressively as a footballer at Bayern Munich.
"He has gone through all youth international teams of Germany in recent years and will be a boost for us due to his technique, his athleticism and his general ability.
"He made an early decision in our favour as he is keen to make his next step and play in Bundesliga 1.
"We are fully convinced about his qualities and are happy to have signed him."