The Serbia international joined Lazio from Genk for a fee in the region of 18 million euros in August 2015. His contract expires in the summer of 2022.
Since his arrival from Genk, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has scored 15 goals and provided 13 assists in 92 games for Lazio, including five goals and two assists in 18 games in all competitions this season.
The 22-year-old is a great talent, almost always reliable when played.
Manchester United are scouting the 22-year-old, who has been in considerably outstanding form for Lazio in recent times.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has represented Serbia at Under-18, Under-19, Under-20 and Under-21 level, winning 37 caps and scoring 8 goals, before making his senior international debut last month. As a member of Serbia national football team, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic won two caps.
The Serbia international has impressed in the Serie A in the last two seasons and is starting to attract the interest of bigger clubs.
The Manchester United manager is in the market for a new midfielder.
The report claims that Manchester United manager has extensively scouted Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and is considering a move for the midfielder.
The Serbia international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of midfield player Jose Mourinho wants to target in the summer transfer window.
Jose Mourinho will reportedly be handed a huge transfer kitty next summer and the Lazio midfielder is thought to be among the manager’s priorities.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has the talent to play many roles in midfield.
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According to the report, Manchester United are preparing a club record 108 million euros offer for Lazio midfielder. The Premier League giants are likely to face competition for the player, however, with rivals Manchester City said to be along with reigning Serie A champions Juventus. But the report goes on to claim that Mourinho’s men are the favourites to land the player as they look to replace the outgoing Marouane Fellaini, who is expected to leave on a free transfer at the end of the season.
Will Sergej Milinkovic-Savic be a Manchester United player? Only time will tell. One thing is nearly certain, though. Thanks to his great displays, he’ll be at a much bigger club than Lazio this time next year.
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