Enjoying a superb 2020/21 campaign, the 6 foot 5 giant registered 37 appearances for La Viola, chipping in with four goal contributions with three goals and one assist [Transfermarkt].
Believed to be ‘one step away from West Ham’, the Irons are now ready to offer a considerable sum to tempt the Serbian international to the London Stadium this summer. Italian giants Juventus are also recently said to have an interest in the 23-year-old defender [Juve Live, via Sport Witness].
Would Milenković be a good signing for West Ham United?
However, the Irons look set to be in pole position to land what would be a marquee signing as they kickstart their recruitment drive moving into 2021/22.
Unsurprisingly given his height, Milenkovic offers a powerful aerial presence, winning three headers per match last season [WhoScored]. Only Tomas Soucek could beat that among David Moyes’ current squad [WhoScored].
In light of these recent developments, plenty of West Ham diehards took to Twitter to express their delight at the latest update.
West Ham United fans react:
Replying to Sport Witness’ Twitter account, here is how some Hammers fans summarised their opinions on the latest news on Milenkovic, with one believing that it could be a potentially “huge” development:
“What a signing this would be”
“Huge if true”
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