Sarri Wishful to Bring Some of His Former Players to Lazio

Maurizio Sarri has clear ideas on how to support the Lazio team. He demands reinforcements in multiple roles, and even more if he’s Biancocelesti Sergei Milinkovic sold Savic. The club wouldn’t necessarily brag about the transfer market even if it did.

The captain is pushing a reunion with a few of his former players. Some may come very cheap, La Gazzetta dello Sport informs. Dries Mertens is currently set to become a free agent. Napoli have no intention of taking back their €4.5m option with him. Sarri and Lazio have been looking for a replacement for the Ciro Immobile for the past year.

Coach Emerson Palmieri has his highest preference at left-back. He is on loan, with an option to buy, from Chelsea to Olympique Lyonnais. As for the midfield, the manager likes Matthias Vecino, who trained him in Empoli, and Alain, who was one of the driving forces for the Napoli teams. He has just one year left on his Everton deal, and rumors suggest he could leave for a low fee in the summer.

Sarri Ruben has suggested Loftus-Cheek to the Lazio administration as a possible successor to Sergej Milinkovic-Savic. He does not have a prominent role with the blues. However, it will require a significant investment to sign it. He gets almost the same salary as the Serbian star.

It remains to be seen who will lead the market in the summer. Director Igli Tare received an offer from Eintracht Frankfurt. Moreover, he may consider any offer from the top Italian clubs given the division within the team, Tuttomercatoweb informs. President Claudio Lotito touched on his relations with former Salernitana CEO Angelo Fabiani and Pasquale Foggia of Benevento. They can replace or join the current administrator in a supporting role.