Sergej Milinkovic-Savic: Tottenham to battle Chelsea, Man United for Lazio star

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic: Tottenham to battle Chelsea, Man United for Lazio star

- Sergej Milinkovic-Savic is wanted by three Premier League clubs

- Tottenham are the latest to jump in the chase for the midfielder and will contend with Man United and Chelsea

- The 25-year-old has a contract with his present club until the summer of 2024

- Lazio have slapped an £80m price tag on the Serbian star who has scored five goals so fae this season

Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly jumped in the chase for Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic this summer.

Jose Mourinho is hoping he can land the Serbian star valued around £80 million as a replacement for Christian Eriksen who joined Inter Milan earlier this year.

Manchester United and Chelsea are other Premier League clubs interested in the player's signature as they plan for the coming season.

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The 25-year-old has scored five goals and seven assists in 30 appearances across all competitions so far this season.

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SunSport quoting Italian news outlet reports that the Serie A club might have issues holding on to their player with money bags lining up for his signature.

Lazio earlier stated that their player is not for sale but their sporting director Igli Tare has revealed if the player wants to leave the club it "shouldn't be a problem" but it would have to be decided at the end of the season.

Tare told Sky Sport Italia: "The player's desire is crucial. "Generally speaking, if a player thinks that their time is up and wants to go somewhere else, it shouldn't be a problem.

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"Eras come to an end. The fact he stayed in Rome for five years is because he has strong links with the city and club.

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"When there was some temptation, a bit on our part, a bit on his, we never went all the way. "However, things must be assessed at the end of the season." earlier reported that Chelsea winger Willian might be considering a move to join Tottenham Hotspur this summer after revealing that he and Spurs boss Jose Mourinho are friends.

The Brazilian winger will become a free agent this summer following the Blues' failure giving him an extension at Stamford Bridge.

Willian who has also been linked with a move to Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain admitted that he regularly speaks with the Portuguese born tactician.

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