Lazio Agree Personal Terms With Basic, Must Now Reach Agreement With Bordeaux

Bordeaux midfielder Toma Basic has agreed personal terms with Lazio, although a deal still must be reached with the Ligue 1 side.

As reported by Italian journalist Nicolo Schira on Twitter earlier today, the 24-year-old Croatian midfielder has agreed to a four-year contract with the Biancocelesti worth €1.4 million net per season.

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Bordeaux want around €10 million for Basic, whose contract expires with the French club next year in 2022.

Lazio have offered €6 million plus €1.5 million in add-ons, but are now preparing a new offer as they look to close out the deal for the Croatian midfielder, who is one of coach Maurizio Sarri’s transfer targets.

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The 24-year-old Basic, who joined Bordeaux in 2018, made 34 Ligue 1 appearances this season, for a total of 2611 minutes. In that time, he scored four goals, provided one assist and produced 52 shot-creating actions. He is able to play as both a central and defensive midfielder, giving Sarri some options in his midfield.

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