Journalist Longari: “Lotito Would Prefer to Sell Lazzari to Roma Than Inter”

By Apollo Heyes -

Transfer market expert Gianluigi Longari revealed that a move to Inter for Lazio wing back Manuel Lazzari is unlikely this summer.

Speaking in an interview with The Italian Football Podcast yesterday, the Sportitalia journalist did not think that the 27-year-old Italian would be joining Simone Inzaghi at the Nerazzurri this summer.

I don’t think that a move to Inter is possible. For sure he is Inter’s first choice but this summer Lotito considers him very expensive. I think Maurizio Sarri will give him a chance in another position.

Sarri transformed Cuadrado to a full back, he will try to do the same for Lazzari.

I think it is very difficult for Inter to sign Lazzari because of their economical problems but also because after everything that has happened I think Lotito would prefer to sell Lazzari to Roma than Inter.

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The 27-year-old Lazzari, who is contracted to the Biancocelesti until 2024, impressed last season in coach Simone Inzaghi’s 3-5-2 system, being a core part of the squad.

The former SPAL man made 32 Serie A appearances last season, for a total of 2620 minutes. In that time, he scored two goals and provided six assists.

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Inter consider Lazzari to be a strong replacement for exciting wing-back Achraf Hakimi, who officially joined Paris Saint-Germain last week.

The Nerazzurri are in a tough position financially currently, which is why previous coach Antonio Conte left the club soon after lifting the Scudetto with the Milanese club.

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