Liverpool, Man Utd watch €536m sextuplet in Serie A scouting mission

Oli Fisher
during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and FC Torino at Stadio San Paolo on December 18, 2016 in Naples, Italy.

Manchester United and Liverpool sent scouts to watch a total of six players play in Serie A over the weekend, according to reports.

Italian outlet claims that scouts were present from both United and Liverpool on Saturday and Sunday, watching two fixtures, while the Red Devils will also have a keen eye on Monday night’s game between Lazio and Inter.

Jose Mourinho is reportedly expected to have his staff monitor two of their main transfer targets: Milan Skriniar of Inter and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic of Lazio on Monday night.

Skriniar is believed to be one of Mourinho’s key defensive targets and has been repeatedly linked with a £70m move, while United are also apparently keen on a £100m move for Milinkovic-Savic.

However, Man Utd scouts were also reportedly present to watch Lorenzo Pellegrini – linked with a €30m January move – in Roma’s draw with Napoli.

It is suggested that both United and Liverpool watched young Cagliari starlet Nicolo Barella too, with the Italy international linked with a €50m move to Anfield recently.

The Merseyside club meanwhile also sent scouts to Roma-Napoli to watch Lorenzo Insigne and Piotr Zielinski, with the pair being €200m and €65m Anfield moves respectively.


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