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Report: Arsenal-linked ‘new Milinkovic-Savic’ given £27m price tag, he’s agitating for move

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Report: Arsenal-linked ‘new Milinkovic-Savic’ given £27m price tag, he’s agitating for move

Reported Arsenal target Dominik Szoboszlai has been given a £27million price tag, claims Tuttomercatoweb, amid reports that he’s agitating for a move and links with numerous teams.

The Sun reported in late April that the Gunners are in the race to snap up the Red Bull Salzburg midfielder, along with Leicester City, Chelsea, Juventus and Inter Milan.

Calciomercato, meanwhile, previously linked the Hungary international with Juve, Inter, AC Milan and Lazio, who had reportedly dubbed him the new Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.

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According a more recent Calciomercato report, the Hungarian “is sending important signals, asking more and more insistently about the possibility of leaving the Austrian championship and making the leap to the elite of European football”.

The latest Tuttomercatoweb report reiterates purported interest from AC Milan and, while Salzburg want 30million Euro (£27million), the Rossoneri are hoping to lower the price tag.

Szoboszlai was signed by the Austrian giants in March 2017 from Fehervar FC, then known as Videoton FC.

The 19-year-old then spent the first half of the 2017-18 season with Austrian second division club Liefering, where he registered an impressive 16 goals and 11 assists from just 42 first-team appearances.


Now an established member of Salzburg’s first team, Szoboszlai has made 50 first-team appearances, scoring nine goals and registering 13 assists in all competitions.

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Red Bull Salzburg have been a hotbed of talent this season, with Takumi Minamino and Erling Braut Haaland both moving to bigger clubs in January.

Hwang Hee-chan, meanwhile, has been previously linked with Wolverhampton Wanderers and “a number of rival Premier League and European clubs” by The Telegraph.

Szoboszlai is also a high-calibre player, with an impressive CV for club and country – already capped eight times – seeing him compared with the likes of Milinkovic-Savic and Toni Kroos.

While the Hungarian is reportedly keen on a move to Italy, agent Matyas Esterhazy is quoted by The Sun as saying: “There are some great options and England is definitely a very good one for the future.”

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