Milinkovic-Savic has emerged as a key transfer target for Manchester United this summer.
Reports state United are preparing to offer around £71million for the 24-year-old.
Milinkovic-Savic has been linked with the Red Devils in the past, with previous boss Mourinho interested in him.
He could be a potential replacement for Paul Pogba who is keen on leaving United this summer.
Sky Sports reporter Anton Toloui believes Milinkovic-Savic is ideally suited to English football.
“I can’t think of a high-profile midfielder better suited to the Premier League,” Toloui said.
“He’s six-foot three, he’s physical, he’s got great stamina.
“But his range of passing is absolutely superb.