Saturday February 24 2018
Real Madrid eye Milinkovic-Savic

Real Madrid are preparing a summer swoop for Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, claim Marca, while there’s also Premier League interest.

The Serbia international turns 23 next week and has consistently been one of the best midfielders in Serie A for a couple of seasons now.

He has found the net nine times with six assists in 32 competitive games this term, where Lazio are in the Europa League Round of 16, Coppa Italia semi-final and third in the Serie A table.

According to Spanish paper Marca, Milinkovic-Savic is just the player Real Madrid are looking for, as he is versatile, can link the midfield to attack and is strong physically.

Lazio President Claudio Lotito has in the past said he turned down offers of up to €100m for Milinkovic-Savic.

The player was picked up from KRC Genk in 2015 for €18m.

Several Premier League sides are also known to be interested in SMS, with Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United leading the hunt.

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