It will become clear within the next 48 hours whether Maurizio Sarri will be Lazio’s new head coach or not.

As reported by Italian radio broadcaster Radiosei (via La Lazio Siamo Noi) earlier today, the Biancocelesti want to close out the deal for the 62-year-old Italian coach over the next couple of days, so they can begin working towards this summer’s transfer targets.


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On Monday of this week, Lotito sent sporting director Igli Tare to Tuscany to meet with the coach and discuss the upcoming transfer window; It was a positive meeting and the negotiations were at an advanced stage.


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Lazio will not offer Sarri more than €3 million net per season plus add-ons and so the next couple of days are key to see whether the former Napoli and Juventus coach will accept the deal or not.

The Roman club are still lining up possible alternatives and met with former Porto coach Vitor Pereira yesterday as well.