Man United were heavily linked with Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic during this summer but the Italian club rejected all offers and Serbia international stayed in Serie A. Now the Eagles preparing to offer a new contract to keep the player for a long time. Mourinho has problems in midfield and especially wanted to sign Milinkovic-Savic but the Portuguese manager stayed without him.
Sergej had an amazing season and paid big clubs attention. Real Madrid, Chelsea, PSG and several big clubs were keen to sign him but Lazio rejected all offers. Serbian midfielder is contracted with the Eagles until 2022 and his release clause is nearly £90m. He joined the Italian club from Genk in 2015 with a £18m deal. Last season 23-year-old played 53 games, scored 14 goals and made 6 assists in all competition. This is an impressive result and he can improve his consequences with high-class partners.
After a successful campaign, Sergej also named in Serbia squad for the World Cup and he played very well during the tournament. Red Devils have to pay big money in this winter transfer window if they want to sign Serbian midfielder. Lazio preparing to offer a new improved contract to keep the player.