Man United’s Milinkovic-Savic pursuit under threat as Serie A side join race

first_img The Serbian scored 12 times in Serie A in 2017/18, more than any other midfielder Tuttosport report that Juventus have informed Lazio of their interest but are yet to make a bid, although the price tag on the 23-year-old’s head is around £88million.The player’s father, Nicola, told the paper: “Juventus would be the ideal team, perfect for him.“After three seasons in Rome, Sergej knows Serie A perfectly, he has established himself and integrated in a big way, and has learned the language well.“And if he wins the most prestigious title (Serie A), Sergej could also aim for the Ballon d’Or.” United’s pursuit of Milinkovic-Savic has been troubled all summer by the player’s price tag, and they could now be set to miss out if they do not pay up soon.Juventus’ arrival into the market for the player could sour relations between them and United, with the two clubs reportedly working on a five-player blockbuster deal at present.Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho had hoped Milinkovic-Savic would form the final piece of his midfield, lining up alongside Paul Pogba and new £52m signing Fred.But after Lazio president Claudio Lotito told United today that the player is not for sale, it appears Juventus could steal a march on the player, should he follow his father’s advice. 2 2 Juventus are set to hijack Manchester United’s attempt to sign Sergej Milinkovic-Savic with the player’s father preferring the Italian champions, according to reports.The Lazio midfielder has been chased by United all summer but he could now remain in Italy with the Serie A champions after they joined the race for the Serbian. Milinkovic-Savic played all 90 minutes of Serbia’s opening World Cup game, a 1-0 win over Costa Rica in Samara last_img

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