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Real Madrid consider £95m-rated Manchester United transfer target if Neymar deal fails

Real Madrid are reportedly ready to consider a transfer move for Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic if they fail to do a deal for Neymar this summer.

According to Don Balon, Madrid president Florentino Perez is unsure about Milinkovic-Savic’s £95million asking price at Lazio, but could be tempted to try signing the Serbia international if he cannot land his priority target in the form of Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar.

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It seems clear that Milinkovic-Savic is ready to make the step up to a bigger club and that he could do a job for a team like Real right now, with Los Blancos in need of a long-term replacement for Luka Modric.

Manchester United were notably linked with the 24-year-old by Marca and others in recent times, though a deal failed to materialise this summer.

Still, one imagines the Red Devils would do well to try again for Milinkovic-Savic soon, with the club yet to replace the likes of Ander Herrera and Marouane Fellaini in midfield after their recent exits.

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Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has been linked with Manchester United and is now a transfer target for Real Madrid

The Daily Mirror also claim Nemanja Matic’s Man Utd future is uncertain, so if Milinkovic-Savic is still available in January he could be well worth trying for.

United will therefore surely be hoping he doesn’t end up moving to the Bernabeu instead.

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