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Lazio president Lotito adamant Man Utd target Milinkovic-Savic will only leave for right price

Lazio president Claudio Lotito is adamant Sergej Milinkovic-Savic will only leave for the right price.

The Serbia midfielder is interesting Manchester United.

Lotito said, “They used to come and steal our players, we were a land to be conquered, but that is no longer the case. Players leave only if there is an advantage for Lazio and we set the rules. We are now in a strong position and gained credibility on the international stage.

“If someone does want to leave, we'll see if it is possible. We understand that some might want to cultivate legitimate personal ambitions and the club would have fewer weapons in the armoury to retain players like Milinkovic-Savic compared to last year, but that doesn't mean he's leaving.

“You can have aspirations, we can make players happy, but it must always be with respect for the club and fans. As things stand today, there are not the right conditions for his departure.

“It's possible he will want to move to a more important club in future to help his professional growth, but that is why we must become one of the best clubs in the world, to avoid situations like this being repeated in future."

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