West Ham beats Juventus for Fiorentina's Milenkovic signature
Milenkovic has reached the last year of his contract at Fiorentina. He signed a five-year deal with the Viola in 2017 and moved from FK Partizan in July 2017.
According to the Portuguese journalist, Pedro Almeida
, the 24-year-old centre-back who previously was linked with a move to Juventus and Tottenham, is extremely close to completing a permanent move to West Ham as the Hammers have agreed a €17m fee with the Viola.
Although the player is yet to reach to a personal agreement with the Premier League side, a medical test has been scheduled for the Serbian.
was born on October 8, 1997, in Belgrade, Serbia. Nikola Milenkovic is a graduate of the Partizan football club. The Serbia international is one of the most highly-rated prospects in European football. Strong and a near ever-present for Fiorentina, Milenkovic has rarely struggled with injuries, racking up over 7 thousand minutes on the pitch over the last two Serie A seasons. Right-footed, he predominantly plays as a right-sided center-back, but he’s adaptable and has been known to feature at right-back if necessary.
Milenkovic was also linked with the likes of Juventus, Sevilla, and Tottenham Hotspur, buta poor Euro 2020 performance
left no firm offers on the table.
The Viola will reportedly try to bring Matija Nastasic back from Schalke 04 for a minimal fee as they will kick start their Serie A season ina game against Roma on August 22
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