Chelsea joins the race to sign Serie A star

Two European giants are also interested in signing him

Chelsea confirmed Maurizio Sarri as their new head coach on Saturday. He has signed a three-year deal with the Stamford Bridge side and will replace Antonio Conte, who was sacked on Friday.

The Italian side’s midfielder Jorginho has also completed a move to the Premier League giants, signing a five-year deal with the club for a fee around £57 million and he is their first summer signing. He snubbed the chance to join Manchester City and will follow his former manager to the Stamford Bridge.

They have been behind in the transfer window in comparison to other Premiere League clubs but with the arrival of the Italian midfielder it is believed that it will finally kickstart their transfer plans.

Premier League giants Chelsea are reportedly ready to join the race to sign Real Madrid and Manchester United target Sergey Milinkovic-Savic according to Calciomercato.

The Sebia International has garnered a reputation as one of the most talented players on the planet and has become one of the hottest properties in Europe because of his performances for Lazio over the last two seasons.

The midfielder joined the Italian side from the Belgian club Genk in the summer of 2015. He has been a mainstay in the midfield for the club since then and has scored 17 goals in 94 appearances for the club.

The 23 year old featured regularly for the Serie A giants during the last campaign, scoring 14 goals and assisting 6 in 48 appearances in all competitions.

The Serbian is considered the biggest star of his country right now and has been often compared with the France legend Zinedine Zidane and has attracted lot of attention from many top European clubs this summer.

But the Blues will face a stiff competition from Real Madrid and Manchester United, who are also interested in signing him.

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