Liverpool FC have cited £ 67million for the 26-year-old Serbian midfielder
Liverpool FC have been told they will have to pay Â£ 67million if they want to sign Sergej Milinkovic-Savic from Lazio, according to a report in Italy.
Italian site Calciomercato reports that the Reds are one of the clubs that have kept an eye on the Serbian international after his strong performances in Serie A.
The same article indicates that Liverpool FC see the 26-year-old as a potential candidate to add more depth to Jurgen Klopp’s midfielder as the Reds wait to see if Jordan Henderson signs a new contract with the team. Anfield.
According to the same story, Lazio told the Merseyside side that Milinkovic-Savic would demand a transfer fee of around â¬ 80million (Â£ 67million) if the Serbian playmaker moves in January or next summer.
The report adds that Liverpool FC could face competition from Juventus for Milinkovic-Savic if the Reds attempt to sign the Lazio mainstay next year.
Calciomercato write that Juventus and Liverpool FC could also find themselves in a battle with defending Serie A champions Inter Milan, as their CEO Giuseppe Marotta is a huge Milinkovic-Savic fan.
The 26-year-old provided an assist in Lazio’s 3-1 win over Inter Milan in their Serie A clash on Saturday night to help Maurizio Sarri’s men move up to fifth in the table .
Milinkovic-Savic, who left Genk for Lazio in 2015, has scored three goals and provided two assists in eight Serie A games this season to make a good start to the campaign.
Respected Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano believes Milinkovic-Savic would thrive in the Premier League if the Lazio midfielder managed to join England’s top flight.
“In my opinion, Milinkovic-Savic is perfect to play in the Premier League someday,” Romano told Laziali in June.
“I think this season will be so difficult this summer to sign him from Lazio, also because Lazio will try to continue with the best players they have with Sarri as their manager.”
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