Oliver Sarkic sends messages to Leeds United and Benfica

A general view of Elland Road Stadium prior to kick off in the Sky Bet Championship League match between Leeds United and Bolton Wanderers, at Elland Road Stadium on March 5, 2016 in Leeds,...

Oliver Sarkic has made his move to Leeds United from Benfica permanent.

Alex Martin (L) of Real Madrid CF competes for the ball with Oliver Sarkic (R) of SL Benfica during the UEFA Youth League Quarter Finals match between  Real Madrid CF and SL Benfica at...

Oliver Sarkic has taken to social networking site Twitter to express his delight at signing a permanent contract with Leeds United.

Sarkic joined Championship club Leeds in the summer of 2017 on loan from Portuguese giants Benfica.

The West Yorkshire outfit have announced on their official website that they have secured the services of the 20-year-old forward on a permanent contract.

General view of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road on February 25, 2017 in Leeds, England.

As announced on Leeds’s official website, the Montenegro Under-21 international has put pen to paper on a deal until June 2020.

The youngster has been playing regular for Leeds Under-23 side this season and has been quite impressive.

Sarkic has taken to Twitter to express his delight at signing a permanent contract with Leeds.

The talented and promising young forward has also sent an emotional message to Benfica, which when translated from Portuguese reads: “Thank you Benfica for the fantastic experience you have given me in the last three years. I will be eternally grateful.”

A general view of Elland Road Stadium prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brighton & Hove Albion at Elland Road on October 17, 2015 in Leeds, England.

Sarkic is still very young and quite inexperienced in terms of playing regular competitive football, and the youngster will have to wait for his chance to feature in the first team.

Leeds are going strong in the Championship at the moment and are very much in the race for the playoffs this season.

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