Barring any catastrophic changes, Lazio will likely qualify for the UEFA Champions League next season (currently second in Serie A table), which is bad news for Paris Saint-Germain.
It’s no secret that Les Parisiens, along with Manchester United, are eyeing their midfielder, Sergej Milinković-Savić. However, if the Italian club qualifies for Europe’s top competition, then it decreases the chances of a departure.
Furthermore, if Lazio participating in next season’s Champions League doesn’t put a dent in PSG’s interest for Milinković-Savić, a potential contract extension between them might.
Sky Italy (via Culture PSG) is reporting that Lazio is in talks with the 25-year-old over extending his contract for another year, which would keep the Serbian with the club beyond 2024.
Providing that both sides reach an agreement on an extension, it will take a large sum of money from the capital club’s end to pry Milinković-Savić away from Lazio.
PSG sporting director, Leonardo, loves bringing players to Paris from Serie A, but it seems as though he won’t be able to get his way in this situation unless he backs up the armored truck and pays Lazio their asking price for Milinković-Savić.
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