The Italian giants have become quickly interested in the Liverpool target, as contract negotiations remain in deadlock.
Serie A side Roma have become the latest club keen to sign Manchester City midfielder James Milner, as contract negotiations over a new deal at the Etihad seem no closer to a resolution, reports the Metro.
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The England midfielder is out of contract at the end of the season, and his string of good performances have suddenly turned one of the league’s most consistent utility players into one of the most sought after midfielders across Europe.
The Italian club, who currently sit second in the country’s top flight, look set to battle it out with Liverpool for the 29-year-old’s signature. One advantage Rudi Garcia’s side have over the Reds, is that they can begin talks with Milner straight away.
The former Aston Villa midfielder has had his best campaign this season. He scored a Milner scored City’s second goal last night – his sixth of the season in all competitions – as Manuel Pellegrini’s side ran out 2-0 winners against bottom side Leicester, keeping the pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea.