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Wednesday’s transfer rumors – Man Utd eye €68m bid for 23 goal/assist star

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic
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Man Utd eye €68m bid for 23 goal/assist star

Manchester United could reignite their interest in Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic. A transfer bid of €68 million is under consideration.

As signing Frenkie de Jong from Barcelona looks unlikely, Milinkovic-Savic is next on the list. The 27-year-old Serbian has been on United’s radar since 2018. With less than two years left on his contract, now might be their moment to finally convince Lazio into a sale.

Milinkovic-Savic managed an impressive 23 goal contributions (11 goals, 12 assists) in 47 appearances across all competitions for Lazio last season. [Manchester Evening News]

Man City close in on Sergio Gomez deal

Barcelona youngster edges closer to Valencia switch

Barcelona midfielder Nico Gonzalez is close to joining Valencia on loan.

As part of the deal, Nico is expected to sign a new contract at Camp Nou until June 2024. Valencia coach Gennaro Gattuso has already called him to discuss the transfer and guarantee regular minutes at the Mestalla. [Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish]

Morata to join Man Utd?

Manchester United have been offered the chance to sign Atletico Madrid striker Alvaro Morata.

The 29-year-old Spaniard, who has spent the past two seasons on loan at Juventus is out of contract in 2023. He previously played in the Premier League for Chelsea between 2017 and 2019. [ESPN]

Timo Werner re-joins RB Leipzig for €20m

Busquets set to accept Barcelona pay cut

Barcelona captain Sergio Busquets has accepted a pay cut as part of a new contract at the club.

The 34-year-old midfielder is the latest veteran to agree to a new deal to aid the club’s financial plight. His salary will remain the same, but his payments will be deferred over the course of the season. [Marca]