Jurgen Klopp interested in signing top-class €28m Serie A midfielder

June 18, 2017

According to the reports, Liverpool are interested in signing Lazio highly-rated midfield ace Sergej Milinkovic-Savic in the summer transfer window.

The Reds head coach Jurgen Klopp is on the hunt for a new midfielder to strengthen his squad’s engine room ahead of a return to the Champions League next season.

As per The Sport Review, the German head coach has been in touch with Lazio manager Simone Inzaghi to enquire about Milinkovic-Savic’s development.

The Merseyside giants have been following the progress of the Serbia Under-21 international in Serie A for a number of months.

Liverpool bosses could be set to firm up their interest and are prepared to launch a bid worth £24.6m (€28m). They are also ready to offer Milinkovic-Savic a five-year deal with £3.07m-per-season, The Sport Review claim.

Milinkovic-Savic came through the youth ranks at Serbian side Vojvodina before making his move to Belgian club Genk back in 2014.

 

The 22-year-old midfielder was snapped up by Lazio a year later and has been a regular fixture in the Biancocelesti’s team.Meanwhile, Roma are still pricing Liverpool out of a deal for Mohamed Salah.