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Sport Real Madrid set to bid for United target Milinkovic-Savic

14:31  12 july  2018
14:31  12 july  2018 Source:   readsport.co

Chelsea favourites to sign Milinkovic-Savic as he favours Blues move

  Chelsea favourites to sign Milinkovic-Savic as he favours Blues move Chelsea have been named as favourites to sign Real Madrid and Manchester United target Sergej Milinkovic-Savic from Lazio. The Independent reports that those close to the player believe he would like to join Chelsea over other potential suitors this summer. The Blues are now said to be considering a move and could step up their interest if any rivals make an offer for the Serbian. Milinkovic-Savic has been tipped to leave Lazio this summer after a standout season for the club in Serie A. Compared to a young Paul Pogba, Milinkovic-Savic has earned plenty of admirers, with Real Madrid and Manchester United considering moves for the player. Juventus have also been linked with the Serbian in the past after he found the back of the net on 12 different occasions in Serie A last season. Chelsea may be put off by Lazio’s asking price, with the club valuing the player at close to £100 million.

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• Real Madrid are reportedly ready to make an unreal €170m offer for Lazio's midfielder Sergej Milinkovic - Savic . • Los Blancos are allegedly considered major favourites to land the Serbian at the moment as Manchester United refuse to match the price tag.

Real Madrid are reportedly ready to bid for Lazio midfielder and Manchester United target Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, according to Calcio Mercato.

Super agent Jorge Mendes is reportedly dealing with the transfer, with Real Madrid set to launch a big bid in an attempt to sign the Serbian midfielder.

According to Calcio Mercato, Real are set to offer over €100 million, with a further €15 million to €20 million in bonuses. This is still a big amount, but is reportedly below Lazio’s asking price for the player.

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Juventus are reportedly out of the deal due to their signing of former Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo. The deal has obviously taken a lot out of their budget, meaning a deal for Milinkovic-Savic is now off the table.

Lazio drop asking price for Chelsea target Milinkovic-Savic

  Lazio drop asking price for Chelsea target Milinkovic-Savic Lazio are reportedly ready to drop their asking price of Chelsea target Sergej Milinkovic-Savic according to Corriere Dello Sport via InsideFutbol. The Italian side have been asking for a high fee for the Serbian midfielder, who has been in high demand this Summer with multiple clubs including Chelsea and Manchester United interested in signing him. However, Lazio are now prepared to lower their 150 million asking price for the midfielder, with the Italian now ready to accept a bid of €120 million for the Serbian. This could be down in part to Juventus’ acquisition of Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid, with the Italian champions paying over £80 million to bring the Portuguese star to Turin. It is as of yet unknown whether this reduction will help Lazio sell the player, with the Serbian midfielder destined for a move away from Rome this Summer. Chelsea are firmly in the race for Milinkovic-Savic however and could be tempted to make an offer due to the reduction in price.

REAL MADRID are preparing a £150million bid for Sergej Milinkovic - Savic , according to reports in Italy. So they will only allow Milinkovic - Savic to leave on their terms. Juventus have made him one of their No 1 targets , but Lazio president Claudio Lotito would much rather sell him abroad.

• United have identified the Lazio midfielder as one of their top targets . • La Liga giants Real Madrid are rumoured to have made a €150 million bid . Writing for Sport 360, David Cooper reflects on the possibility of Milinkovic - Savic signing for Real Madrid . Why it will happen: "Los Blancos are set for a

If Real Madrid are to sign the midfielder however, they may have to pay more than the €120 million they have offered so far, with Lazio being historically tight-fisted.

United have been interested in a switch for the Serbian for some time, but may have to overpay for the midfielder if they want to bring him to Old Trafford.

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Read Madrid eye move for Christian Pulisic instead of Eden Hazard .
Real Madrid have reportedly made an enquiry over a possible deal to sign Chelsea and Liverpool target Christian Pulisic. The Daily Mail claim that the La Liga giants have earmarked the American winger as a potential transfer target. Madrid could turn their attention to Pulisic as an alternative to Eden Hazard, with Chelsea digging their heels in over a deal to sell the Belgian this summer. Chelsea and Liverpool have both been heavily linked with a move for the American previously, with Jurgen Klopp a known admirer of the player. Chelsea themselves reportedly consider the winger as a potential replacement for Hazard, should he leave for Madrid. Bayern Munich have also kept tabs on Pulisic for some time and want him to replace either Arjen Robben or Franck Ribery, but they now face added competition. Real will be hoping that the good relations between the two clubs will boost their chances of completing a deal for Pulisic.

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