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Chelsea monitoring €65m-rated Serie A star

Chelsea reportedly sent scouts to Glasgow to observe Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic during the Serie A club’s match against Celtic.

The 24-year-old has established himself as one of the best midfielders thanks to his performances with the Biancocelesti. Milinkovic-Savic has made 173 appearances for the Serie A club since joining them from Genk, scoring 33 goals and providing 23 assists.

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According to TuttoMercato, Chelsea scouts were present in last night’s Europa League fixture between Lazio and Celtic to observe the Serbian midfielder.

Milinkovic-Savic who is currently valued at €65 million by Transfermarkt, would undoubtedly be a strong addition to the Blues squad. However, Frank Lampard currently has a number of quality midfielders at his disposal like N’Golo Kante, Jorginho, Ross Barkley, Mateo Kovacic and Mason Mount.

Hence, it seems very less likely that Chelsea will eventually make a move for Milinkovic-Savic regardless of whenever their transfer ban ends. The London club already have a number of brilliant midfielders which are enough to give Lampard a selection dilemma.

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