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Report: Liverpool eyeing move for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic

Liverpool are hopefully in the market for a midfielder this summer. We are going to be down a major presence in the middle and need to solve that problem. According to reports in Italy, Liverpool are eyeing a move for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.

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Midfield hole

This summer the club faces a major decision: what to do about the midfield?

The Reds have lost Gini Wijnaldum on a free transfer to PSG.

Naby Keita and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain struggle for fitness regularly. Marko Grujic and Xherdan Shaqiri are also heading for the exit door.

As a result, injuries would leave the midfield overstretched.

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Consequently, Liverpool need to sign a midfielder to replace Gini Wijnaldum. However, at the moment all the indications are that they’ll focus their attentions on the forward line.

Liverpool eyeing Sergej Milinkovic-Savic

This summer could see the Reds move for an ex-Man United target.

Liverpool are interested in Sergej Milinkovic-Savic. That is according to Il Messaggero, as relayed by La Lazio Siamo Noi,

The report has claimed that the Reds could be preparing to make an offer via the player’s agent.

The midfielder has been tipped for a Premier League move. Manchester United tried to sign Milinkovic-Savic back in 2019.

The Reds could face an uphill battle as Maurizio Sarri is reportedly intent on keeping the talismanic midfielder at Lazio.

What RTK has to say

Liverpool signing Sergej Milinkovic-Savic would be a surprise move.

We haven’t been persistently linked with him. However, his name has cropped up from time to time.

His signing would make sense in that he is an all action, box-to-box man with an eye for goal.

We’ll be keeping an eye on this one.

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