Perth Glory said Friday they had agreed terms for Serie A club AS Roma to sign youngster Danny De Silva afer the 2014-15 Australian A-League season.
De Silva, 17, who has represented Australia at under 17 and under 20 level, was signed by the Italian side for an undisclosed fee.
The midfielder, who has made 15 A-League appearances for Glory, will remain at the Perth club for the new A-League season before leaving.
"This is a great opportunity for Daniel and is a clear indication of the talent that he has," Perth Glory chief executive Jason Brewer said.
"To have Daniel remain with Glory for the upcoming season is also a great result for the club."