Chelsea Preparing €80m Bid For Serie A Attacking Midfielder

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Chelsea are preparing an €80million bid for Liverpool long-term target and Lazio attacking midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, according to the reports from Italy.

Italian pundit Materazzi relayed the news on his Instagram account last night, but so far there has been no more information over the Blues interest in Serbian midfielder.

Milinkovi-Savic has been one of the top transfer targets for Liverpool all summer long and now Chelsea have joined the trace and ready to smash club transfer record for his signature.

Serbian midfielder has been on the radar of Europe’s top clubs and his agent Matej Kezman confirmed last summer that Savic has been subject to numerous €50m plus offers already at the age of 22.

Lazio star has been in fine form this campaign with founding the net for five times and three assists in 20 games. He generally plays as a central midfield player and being identified as a perfect replacement for Cesc Fabregas by Antonio Conte.

So far though this is one unsubstantiated source, but it will be interesting to see whether Chelsea will try to beat Liverpool in their pursuit for Serbian playmaker.