Sergej Milinkovic-Savic is the dream signing of AC Milan and the Serbian will part ways with Lazio at the end of the season.
AC Milan are not waiting the end of the season to start planning for next year. Paolo Maldini and Frederic Massara are already working in advance to anticipate the competition of other clubs. The Rossoneri are in advanced negotiation for Daichi Kamada and Ruben Loftus-Cheek but the big dream of AC Milan for the midfield is Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.
As already reported by acmilaninfo.com, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has always been the dream signing of coach Stefano Pioli. Milan went as far as to bid over €100 million for the Serbian star but Lazio president Claudio Lotito refused. Now the circumstance have changed and Lazio will surely part ways with Milinkovic-Savic this summer.
The 28-year-old midfielder has entered the final year of his contract with Lazio. He is not accepting a contract extension and Lazio are looking to sell him this summer or otherwise they will lose him for free. Gazzetta dello Sport reports that AC Milan have resumed contacts with the player’s entourage to understand if a deal is possible.
Lazio are currently asking for a fee of €40 million for their star but the Serbian has lost his appeal across Europe. Despite the advantageous conditions, no European club has approached Lazio. At the same time, his big admirers in Italy, Juventus, are experiencing an unexpected turmoil and are out of the race. That leaves AC Milan as the frontrunners for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.
The real price tag for Milinkovic-Savic is around €25-30 million according to Gazzetta. A bargain price considering that at normal conditions Sergej would be worth at least €60 million. The 28-year-old has constantly been one of the best players in Serie A for many years. Milinkovic-Savic has scored 9 goals and providing 8 assists in 45 appearances across all competitions. He has played a crucial role helping Lazio return to Champions League after many years out but that his set to be his goodbye gift for the Biancocelesti.
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