Report: Lazio’s Claudio Lotito Extends Deadline for Maurizio Sarri to Sign Contract

Lazio supporters are on pins and needles over the weekend as the owner and president Claudio Lotito are in the final stages of negotiations with former Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri. 

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Italian media outlet Corriere dello Sport reported that Lotito had given Sarri the weekend to sign the two-year contract (with an option for a third year) and an annual salary of €3 million contract plus bonuses linked to the UEFA Europa League, UEFA Champions League and the Scudetto.

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The signature is all that’s left to complete the deal, which is why Lotito gave Sarri the weekend to sign the contract. However, it seems as though the Lazio president is willing to extend his deadline to grab the manager he wants in these latest discussions with Sarri’s representatives. 

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According to Tuttomercatoweb, Lotito is willing to wait until Tuesday for Sarri to sign the contract on the table to become the next Lazio manager. Nonetheless, these new developments don’t change much, and it seems the president is willing to accommodate anything to make sure they land Sarri. 

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