ARSENAL are reportedly "willing to do anything" to land Lazio star Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.
That includes having youngster Albert Sambi Lokonga as part of a package deal with £52.5million.
Milinkovic-Savic, 27, is a wanted man as his contract expires at the end of next season.
The Serbian midfielder is set for crunch talks with the Serie A side to discuss his future.
He has netted four times and assisted seven in 15 games this season for the third-placed team.
Lazio are said to have slapped a whopping £105m price tag on their prized target.
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And according to Italian outlet CalcioMercatoWeb, the Gunners will do their very best to persuade them to agree.
The package involving Lokonga, 23, will be worth around £74m.
Arsenal reportedly had a £47m bid for the midfielder turned down in the summer.
But they will return to the negotiating table again soon – much to the delight of club icon Paul Merson.
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In his column for the Daily Star Merson wrote: "Sergej Milinkovic-Savic is the player I would go for.
"I think Milinkovic-Savic is a lovely player. A really top-drawer player.
"The way he played for Lazio last season I personally think he is the best midfield player in Italy.
"I know Manchester United have been linked with him in the past, but why there isn't a queue of clubs lining up to buy the Serbian, I do not know.
"I think a lot of clubs are missing a trick."
One report suggested that the Serbian would prefer a move to Old Trafford over anywhere else in the Premier League.
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