Report: Lazio eye phenomenal move for Romagnoli as Milan face FFP consequences

Alessio Romagnoli Lazio
Is Alessio Romagnoli going to join Lazio?

In the past few days, it has been revealed that AC Milan will face court for a potential breach in Financial Fair Play regulations. The Rossoneri spent a large sum of money on multiple players last summer, with the hope that they would qualify for the Champions League and attain the €40 million reward that comes with it. However, as they slipped to a 6th place finish, Champions League never looked like a possibility and now Milan must face the music. Now, the club is in danger of missing out on Europa League, as well as facing a huge fine and the need to sell players. This is where Lazio come in and the latest reports are suggesting that Lazio fan Alessio Romagnoli could be a target for Tare and Lotito in the post-de Vrij era.

Romagnoli is known for being a fan of Lazio and with contract struggles at Milan, especially given their financial situation, it could well be that he joins the club. With a current market value of €35 million according to TransferMarkt, the defender would not be available on the cheap – yet Milan may have no option but to sell, should a suitable bid come in.

This season, Romagnoli has played 41 times for Milan in all competitions, scoring three times and with a pass accuracy of 91.2%. Additionally, he won 2.5 aerial duels, 5.2 clearances and 0.9 tackles on average per-game. Having signed for Milan for around €25 million back in August 2015, Lazio would be lucky to secure his services for under €50 million.

Is Romagnoli to right man to replace De Vrij? Do you think he is an achievable target for Lazio? Let us know!

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