Tottenham keen on Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic

The midfield department of the Tottenham squad needs quality additions this summer.

The reports in England suggested that Tottenham are keen on Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.

The 25-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.

Lazio spent 18 million euros to sign the Serbia international from Genk in the summer of 2015. The 25-year-old has a valid contract with Lazio until June 2024.

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic

In 194 appearances for Lazio, Milinkovic-Savic has managed to score 36 goals, and create 26 goals for his teammates.

The 25-year-old is considered to be one of the best midfielders in Serbia. As a member of Serbia national football team Milinkovic-Savic won 15 caps.

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic will be high in demand this summer, with him having enjoyed a sublime season for Lazio this term.

The Tottenham manager is in the market for a new midfielder. José Mourinho is a known admirer of the player and is reportedly keen on the idea of bringing him this summer.

Tottenham are in the market for just a handful of statement signings who can improve the first-team.

Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has the talent to play many roles in midfield.

According to the report, “Italian paper Corriere dello Sport report that Spurs are keen to land Sergej Milinkovic-Savic from Lazio. The Serbia midfielder was a target for Mourinho at Man Utd and remains interested in the player, who has recently been linked with a move to PSG. Leonardo is apparently desperate to add the attacking midfielder to the Parisien squad, but Mourinho wants the player now, who has long since been linked with a move to Old Trafford. United’s interest in the player charts back to almost two years to the Mourinho era, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer also seemingly keen on the Serbian having been linked with him last summer.”

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Tottenham have to fork out a huge transfer fee if they are genuinely interested in the Serbia international.

Signing the 25-year-old in the summer transfer window would be a masterstroke from Mourinho.

Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Tottenham.

It will be interesting to see whether Spurs will make their move during the summer transfer window.

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