REPORT: Man Utd make fresh bid for Serie A defender

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 11/07/2019

Manchester United has made fresh bid for Serie A defender Nikola Milenkovic, according to report in The Mirror.

Manchester United has submitted a bid of £45million for the Fiorentina defender as the Old Trafford giants embark on the race to strengthen their backline this summer.

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The Red Devils need some reinforcement this summer, considering how porous their defence was last season, they conceded 54 Premier League goals - more than rivals Liverpool and Manchester City put together.

Manchester United is sure of edging Manchester City in the signing of the England centre back, with reports claiming club chiefs are optimistic they can thrash out a £75m deal for the former Hull City defender.

Manchester United has also contacted Fiorentina this week over 6ft 5ins giant centre-back Milenkovic.