Premier League giants Manchester United have made contact with the agent of an Italian Serie A defender about a possible move to England.
Italian media outlet La Repubblica say that the Red Devils have contacted the agent of Serbian centre back Nikola Milenkovic in a bid to lure his client to the Premier League.
Nikola Milenkovic plays his club football for Italian Serie A side Fiorentina.
The 21-year-old has attracted the interest of the Red Devils following his impressive performances for Fiorentina in the Italian top flight.
Milenkovic has shown Manchester United scouts that he has the quality to make the grade in England.
Manchester United are on the search of defensive reinforcements that will boost the team and Nikola Milenkovic could be the man for the job.
The Red Devils have suffered defensively in this Premier League campaign with just two clean sheets to show for their efforts in the lead this season.
The clean sheets came in the away game at Burnley as well as the goalless draw with London club Crystal Palace
In addition, the Red Devils have the worst defensive record in the top ten of the Premier League with 31 goals conceded at the halfway stage of the league.