Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci was wary of Maurizio Sarri’s Lazio ahead of next season.

Speaking in an interview with Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport (via LazioNews24) earlier today, the 34-year-old Italian defender spoke about the title race next season and which teams have a real chance.

Inter still because they won, even without Lukaku and Hakimi.

With Sarri, Lazio will be a bother and watch out for Mourinho’s Roma.

AC Milan themselves have bought players who fit the project. It will be a good season.


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The 62-year-old Sarri has been working hard with the Lazio squad this pre-season, starting with the three-week training retreat in Auronzo di Cadore, which was followed by another short camp in Marienfeld, Germany.


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The former Juventus and Napoli coach hasn’t been fully convinced with the squad’s progress so far and so the start of the campaign may be a little inconsistent, although this is nothing unusual for Sarri teams.

The Biancocelesti’s first game of the season is away to newly promoted Empoli on the evening of 21st August. This will be an interesting reunion for Sarri, who spent three years in charge of the Empoli squad from 2012 to 2015.