Lazio’s System Would Radically Change Under Maurizio Sarri, Moving to a 4-3-3

The Lazio squad would be tactically overhauled and transformed into a 4-3-3 system under possible new coach Maurizio Sarri.

As reported by Italian radio broadcaster Radiosei (via La Lazio Siamo Noi) earlier today, Sarri is the Biancocelesti’s favourite to replace Simone Inzaghi and the two parties have already been in direct contact over the last few days.

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Should the pair reach an agreement soon, then Sarri would be Lazio’s new coach from next season onwards. His arrival would then signal a radical change to the Biancocelesti’s previously default 3-5-2 formation used by Inzaghi.

In Naples and Turin, Sarri used his 4-3-3 to a great effect, but he also found excellent results with a 4-3-1-2 formation used with Empoli.

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In Sarri’s Biancocelesti squad, Francesco Acerbi and Luiz Felipe would be the starting defenders, with Mohamed Fares and Dimitrije Kamenovic on the left. On the right side, there would be Manuel Lazzari and Adam Marusic, although the Montenegrin could also play on the left.

The midfield requires some reinforcements to join Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Lucas Leiva, with Danilo Cataldi at risk because Sarri prefers players who can dribble well.

Spaniard Luis Alberto would play behind the two strikers, one of which will definitely be Ciro Immobile. The other will either be Joaquin Correa or Felipe Caicedo, depending on the futures of both players.

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