Fenerbahce Working on Muriqi Return With Lazio Open to a Loan Deal

Lazio are open to sending Vedat Muriqi back to Fenerbahce on loan.

As reported by Turkish media outlet Takvim (via La Lazio Siamo Noi) earlier today, the 27-year-old Kosovan forward disappointed in his debut season in Rome and so the Biancocelesti are willing to send him back to Turkey in order to regain some form and confidence.

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Lazio would be happy to send Muriqi back to Fenerbahce on loan but want the Turkish club to pay the entirety of the Kosovan’s €2.2 million net salary.

Muriqi made 27 Serie A appearances this campaign for the Biancocelesti, for a total of 821 minutes. In that time, he scored one goal, failing to replicate the form he found in Istanbul.

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The Kosovan forward averaged 3.46 shots per 90 minutes this season, but only 21.9% of these were on target. He did underperform though, considering that his expected goals this season was 4.6.

The season prior in Turkey, Muriqi averaged 3.87 shots per 90, with 40.9% of them being on target.

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