SS Lazio director Igli Tare has admitted that the membership will take heed to provides for reported Manchester United goal Sergej Milinkovic-Savic this summer time.
Jose Mourinho is claimed to be desirous to convey Milinkovic-Savic to Outdated Trafford and has beforehand despatched scouts over to Italy on numerous events to look at him in motion.
Nonetheless, Lazio’s £100m valuation of the Serbian worldwide has labored its obligation by laying aside suitors, together with United – who’re set to make Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred their first signing of the switch window in a deal price round £50m.
Lazio narrowly missed out on Champions League soccer subsequent season to Inter Milan although, which might weaken their place in potential negotiations – Tare has even admitted that the participant deserves to compete towards one of the best.
He just lately informed Sky Sport Italia that the Serie A membership’s involvement within the Europa League doesn’t have an effect on their stance: “The failed Champions League qualification doesn’t change issues, we all know what we should do and should enhance on.
“We should put [manager Simone] Inzaghi within the situation to do properly subsequent season, so Sergej’s predicament wasn’t began yesterday however two years in the past. We’re speaking a couple of participant who deserves this stage.”
Regardless of this, he admitted Lazio will think about all provides they obtain for Milinkovic-Savic.
“We don’t want to talk about figures, the market isn’t based on ‘if’ and ‘maybe’. At this moment we have yet to receive an offer, and when it arrives we’ll decide what to do.”
United’s principal focus this summer time is considered the defence, with Tottenham Hotspur centre-back Toby Alderweireld and Juventus left-back Alex Sandro on the prime of Mourinho’s want checklist.
There does appear to be substance hooked up to the membership’s curiosity in Milinkovic-Savic although, so it’ll be fascinating to see the developments that happen on this story.