Sergej Milinkovic-Savic wanted by both Manchester United and Chelsea

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic wanted by both Manchester United and Chelsea

Oluwatomiwa Babalola
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:41 PM
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- Sergej Milinkovic-Savic could be leaving Lazio this summer

- The Serbian is wanted by both Manchester United and Chelsea

- PSG and Real Madrid are also interested in the highly-rated midfielder

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Chelsea are reportedly planning to make a move for Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic as a replacement for N'Golo Kante this summer.

This is not the first time the 25-year-old Serbian has been linked with a move to the Premier League.

However, The Blues have their rivals Manchester United to contend with if they must achieve their goal at the end of this season.

Although, Frank Lampard seems more serious as he is said to be looking for ready made alternative for Kante who appears to have fallen down the pecking order with the boss.

SunSport reports that a number of top European clubs have shown interest in the 2018 FIFA World Cup winner, but Real Madrid may be the lucky one having reached an agreement with them.

They are also planning to sell the Frenchman to raise funds for Kai Havertz. However the Blues might have to cough out about £70 million for Milinkovic-Savic.

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic emerges top transfer target for Chelsea and Man United this summer
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic in action for Italian League side Lazio - credit: Getty Images
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Los Blancos and Paris Saint-Germain are also keeping tabs on the Serbian.

The Sun claims Chelsea and Real have made their interests known while Man Utd and PSG are playing catch-up, say Gazzetta dello Sport.

United chiefs are want to add more depth to their squad after the arrivals of Harry Maguire, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Daniel James and Bruno Fernandes in a bid to win titles.

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The Norwegian-born manager is scraed he could lose Paul Pogba to either Real Madrid or Juventus in a deal that could unsettle a lot at Old Trafford.

Hence, the need to make a move for Milinkovic-Savic to complement in-form Fernandes next season, but the Serbian will favour a move to a side with Champions League football. earlier reported that Tottenham Hotspur have jumped in the chase for Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic this summer.

Jose Mourinho is hoping he can land the Serbian star valued around £80 million as a replacement for Christian Eriksen who joined Inter Milan earlier this year.

Manchester United and Chelsea are other Premier League clubs interested in the player's signature as they plan for the coming season.

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