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Mourinho determined for Man Utd to beat Man City to Milinkovic-Savic signing

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wants to bring Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic to England.

The Sunday Express says United have emerged as favourites in the race to land Milinkovic-Savic who has been attracting scouts from all of Europe's leading clubs to watch him in action.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has been impressed with reports that he has received about the Serbian as is his opposite number at Old Trafford Jose Mourinho.

The Portuguese had the player watched last weekend when Lazio beat Genoa 3-2 and will continue to keep tabs on him for the rest of the season.

Lazio turned down a £40m bid from Juventus last summer and now want almost double before agreeing to let him leave the Italian capital.

The midfielder joined Lazio in 2015 from Genk.

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