April 20, 2021

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Milenkovic names Man United great Vidic as hero amid transfer links

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Fiorentina defender Nikola Milenkovic has fuelled further rumours of a move to Manchester United by admitting club great Nemanja Vidic was his childhood hero.

Milenkovic, 23, continues to be hotly linked with a move in the summer transfer window after a fine season playing in Serie A for La Viola.

The Serbian defender has been hotly tipped with a potential move to the Premier League and United are one of those sides supposedly keen on a deal.

Now the centre-back has further fuelled the suggestion of a move to Old Trafford by admitting club great Vidic is his all-time football idol.

The fact they are compatriots playing in the same position goes a long way to explaining his explanation, but the fact he still watches videos of Vidic at United is sure to have fans excited.

“When I was little, Serbian defender Vidic, who played for Manchester United, was my idol,” he told the club’s official website.

“He was a very strong defender: I still watch the videos of his highlights today.”

MEN Sport understand Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is eager to sign a new centre-back in the summer window as he looks for a long-term partner for Harry Maguire.

Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane remains the dream addition at the back while players like Villarreal’s Pau Torres and Brighton’s Ben White are also of some interest.

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