Bordeaux in a Hurry to Sell Lazio Target Basic as They Want to Sign a Forward

Bordeaux are in a hurry to sell Lazio target Toma Basic as they look to make a new signing.

As reported by French newspaper L’Equipe (via LazioNews24) earlier today, the Ligue 1 side are rushing to sell either Basic or Yacine Adli, who is wanted by AC Milan, as they look to make room in the squad in order to sign Atletico Madrid forward Marcos Paulo.

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As such, they are pushing to close out the sale of either Basic or Adli as soon as possible. For weeks now, media reports have suggested that the 24-year-old Croatian midfielder is only a step away from joining the Biancocelesti, and now it’s time for the Roman club to finalise things.

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Lazio have been linked with Basic for most of the summer transfer window now, with coach Maurizio Sarri believing the Croatian midfielder to be perfect for his midfield, alongside Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Luis Alberto.

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