Atlético Madrid will have to battle it out with Premier League big guns Man Utd, Arsenal and Liverpool to secure the signature of Montenegrin defender Savic. As things stand, Fiorentina have named their price at 15 million euros and have already rejected an offer from Zenit Saint Petersburg.
Atlético are also considering other options to bolster their backline, for instance Abdennour and Rüdiger, but Simeone has his sights firmly set on the Fiorentina man to provide backup for Godín and Giménez. Savic could head to Monaco to replace Abdennour should the Tunisian decide to move to Atleti, while Los Rojiblancos are not the only club interested in Rüdiger, with Chelsea also making enquiries. “There are a group of teams interested but we trust him and don’t want to lose him”, Stuttgart's sporting director recently said.