Lazio Serious About Signing Fiorentina Captain & Cagliari Linked Pezzella

Lazio are serious in their attempts to sign Fiorentina captain German Pezzella this summer.

As reported by the Tuscan edition of La Repubblica (via LazioNews24) earlier today, new Biancocelesti coach Maurizio Sarri is keen for the club to sign the 29-year-old Argentinian defender, believing him to be the perfect reinforcement for the defense this summer.

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Although Cagliari are also interested in signing Pezzella, Lazio have started to make the moves necessary to sign the Argentine centre back, wanting to provide coach Sarri with his man.

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Pezzella’s contract expires with Fiorentina at the end of next season in 2022, and for now, a contract renewal does not seem close, suggesting that a departure over the next few months is likely.

The 29-year-old Argentinian centre-back made 32 Serie A appearances this season for La Viola, for a total of 2748 minutes. In that time, he scored one goal, provided two assists and helped the side keep six clean sheets.

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