Central Coast Mariners prodigy Alou Kuol will leave the A-League at the end of the season to join German top-flight club VfB Stuttgart.
The teenage sensation, who has scored seven goals this season, has signed a four-year deal with the Bundesliga outfit.
“I am very happy and pleased that I have the opportunity to become a VfB Stuttgart player,” 19-year-old striker Kuol said.
“VfB is a great club that I want to take my next step with.
“I will give everything and work hard to repay the trust of those responsible with my performance and to develop myself as a player.”
VfB Stuttgart sports director Sven Mislintat said: “Alou Kuol drew attention to himself as one of the top rookies in the Australian A-League and impressed us with his personality and ambition in personal conversations.
“We will introduce him to the challenges of European professional football in the transition area…