English Premier League giants Arsenal are trying their best to complete the transfer deal of Serbian international Sergej Milikovic-Savic from Serie-A side, Lazio.
After spending some time in the academies of Sporting and Grazer Ak, Sergej Milikovic-Savic joined the youth setup of Vojvodina.
The Serbian midfielder then graduated from Vojvodina academy and was promoted to the main team. After that, he spent one more season with the club before joining Belgian outfit Genk.
Milinkovic-Savic played twenty-four games in his only season in Belgium and was soon roped in by the Italian side Lazio. Within a few weeks, he established himself as a starter for the Italian team. The Serbian has won one Copa Italia and two Supercopa Italiana titles so far. Over the years, he has become one of the best players in Serie-A.
Arsenal Interested in Sergej Milinkovic-Savic
Now according to a report from Todofichajes, English premier league giants Arsenal are ready to sign Sergej Milinkovic-Savic from Lazio.
Since the arrival of Mikel Arteta, Arsenal have improved with every passing day. They have got a great start to their EPL season. Arsenal have won nine out of their first eleven matches.
With twenty-eight points, they are currently at the top of the EPL table. The Gunners are surely now a huge contender for the league title. But Arteta knows that he still needs to upgrade his squad soon to keep his lead.
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Hence the Gunners are looking at many quality players whom they can sign in the upcoming transfer window. Now 27-year-old Sergej Milinkovic-Savic is at the peak of his career. The central midfielder possesses the versatility to play multiple roles. He will bring creativity to the Arsenal midfield.
Now Arsenal are not the only team who are currently interested in the midfielder. Serie-A giants Juventus are among the big names who are currently looking to sign him. But the midfielder’s huge price of over €100 million is what can stop the Bianconeri to sign him.
Juventus are currently going through a transition. Their financial position has weakened over the years. And now after their recent demotion to Europa League, it is expected that they will make more losses. hence paying a fee like this is like impossible at the moment.
Meanwhile, Arsenal have shown in recent years that they are ready to splash the cash for talented players. It seems like Milinkovic-Savic is also open to a move to a bigger club.