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“I can smile” – Manchester United suffer blow as €90m target opens up on move to Juventus

Sergej Milinjovic-Savic
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic in action for Lazio.

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic is a player in demand as reports have linked him with a move away from Lazio but the Serbian still remains coy about the interest in him from Italian giants Juventus.

The Serb’s father had even come out and stated that moving to the Turin club would be the best for Milinkovic-Savic even though there is a lot of interest in the 23-year-old from Manchester United.

Serbia didn’t do well in their last World Cup game where they lost to Switzerland and the midfielder was asked about his future by Mediaset Premium (h/t Metro):

“The World Cup is a beautiful thing and now I’m not thinking about what to do next but only to my national team and do everything possible to reach the last 16.”

However, when he was specifically asked about the interest from Juve, the midfielder wasn’t opening up about any deal done with the Italians.

“I can smile, but I have to think solely about the World Cup. Then we’ll see what to do.”

It would be a major surprise if the 23-year-old remains at Lazio after all the talk of him leaving the club next season. Lazio, for their part, are doing everything in their power to get as much as they can for their star and have asked for a fee of €90million.

The Serb could still add a few million more to his name if he helps his national side make it into the knockout rounds of the tournament and if there is a bidding war between Juventus and United, we can only see one winner, which is us. However, Juventus are leading the race and we would need a bit of a miracle for Milinkovic-Savic to end up as a Red Devil.

Written by Thomas Hein

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