Arsenal Newsnow: If Arsenal makes a significant offer, Serbia international Sergej Milinkovic-Savic would consider joining the club. It is that the Serbian international has changed his mind about the London giants after being impressed by the initiative begun under the Spanish boss.
The 27-year-old midfielder is still one of the most sought-after players in the market. But his high transfer fee has been off-putting to potential suitors. The Serbian midfielder has been one of Lazio’s most important players all season long. Thus contributing to seven goals and eight assists for his club and nation.
He had wanted out of Lazio for a while. But the Italian club’s lofty value of over €120 million has prevented that. Interested teams may expect to make respectable offers in the summer. Therefore the Serie A heavyweights are unlikely to give in during the winter window.
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When the election is over, Sergej will have one year remaining on his contract. The short duration of his contract has left Lazio in a difficult position. Thus forcing them to consider bargain offers for their prized asset. However, they could try to drum up interest in Milinkovic-Savic in winter, when several clubs will be looking to make a move.
In order to further their pursuit of the former Genk midfielder, the London giants are expected to contact the player’s agent, Mateja Kezman. According to reports, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has softened his attitude on joining Arsenal.
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In recent years, and especially this season, Milinkovic-Savic has become one of the top midfielders in the world. In 15 Serie A appearances, he’s contributed to three goals and seven assists. Last month, it was claimed by Corriere dello Sport that Arsenal was the frontrunner to acquire the Serbian player. Mateja Kezman, his agent, had been contacted. The 27-year-old was quoted as saying he would never transfer to the Emirates, but he is now considering the possibility.
Arsenal Newsnow: Will Sergej Milinkovic-Savic move to Arsenal?
Kezman, meanwhile, estimates that he may walk away with something in the neighbourhood of £44 million. That, however, is much below what the Biancocelesti could ever tolerate. However, it seems that a departure is imminent.
As reported by Corriere dello Sport, Milinkovic-Savic is expected to depart Roma this summer. Two clubs from the English Premier League have shown interest. Arsenal is reportedly interested in him. Meanwhile, an unnamed top-flight opponent is also vying for his signing.
An impressive message would be made if Arsenal were to sign Milinkovic-Savic and bring him to the Emirates. The Gunners are, of course, in the air at the moment. In addition, they will undoubtedly return to the Champions League in the next season.
There aren’t many midfielders doing better than him right now. And he should continue to shine for another couple of years. Arsenal really needs more players to play in the midfield. It would be a fantastic business to sign Milinkovic-Savic, whom FBRef likens to Jude Bellingham and Leon Goretzka.