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Given that the 23-year-old is apparently not interested in signing a new deal with Fiorentina, the fact that the ace’s contract expires at the end of the 2021/22 season leaves a possible summer outing.
Given that there is no indication that a new contract is close, Fiorentina would do well to sell the young star this summer, in an effort to avoid losing the ace for free in the summer of 2022.
According to the Fast Through Italian publication Gazzetta dello Sport, Milenkovic is set to be transferred to the Premier League, and title favorites Manchester City are also interested.
The Express adds that Fiorentina will charge a fee of around £ 30 million for the Serbian stalwart, the kind of relatively manageable fee that could trigger a veritable bidding war between high-level giants.
Milenkovic left the homeland Partizan Belgrade for Fiorentina in the summer of 2017 and has established himself as one of the best young defenders ever since.
The ace has been a starter since the 18/19 season, with Milenkovic now firmly established in center-back after being deployed as a 6-foot-4 anomaly at right back for quite some time when he first arrived in Italy.
Milenkovic has already made 120 appearances for Fiorentina, using his presence to score 10 goals along the way, he also becomes a key player for the Serbian team after impressing in Serie A.
With Liverpool suffering a nightmare of long-term injuries to an already understaffed defense this season, they will be looking at the centrals this summer.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Manchester United are also keen to strengthen themselves in this key position, and it is clear that someone else will have to partner with millionaire Harry Maguire for the team to be successful.