Manchester United have been given the green light to move for Lazio’s Sergej Milinkovic-Savic after Juventus pulled out of the race to sign the midfielder, according to Tuttosport.

It has been previously said that the club views Milinkovic-Savic, who enjoyed an excellent 2017/18 campaign, as an ideal fit for their quest to sign a young box-to-box midfielder.

However, his £100 million valuation is considered too high by United. That lead to Juventus emerging as the favourites to sign him, with the Serbia international open to the prospect.

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But according to Italian media outlet Tuttosport, Juventus have pulled out from the deal after being told they would have to shell out around €150 million to sign him this summer, handing United one last opportunity to swoop in.

Marouane Fellaini’s contract extension may well have ended United’s pursuit for a new midfielder, which would aggravate fans even more.

If the player wants to move from Lazio this summer and throws up a tantrum about the situation, the Serie A club may be forced into lowering their demands. That could see United and Juventus come alive again.