Genoa May Sign Lazio Full-Back Fares on Loan With €6-7m Buy Option

Genoa are working to sign Lazio full-back Mohamed Fares and a deal could be reached soon.

As reported by Italian journalist and transfer market expert Alfredo Pedullà last night, the Rossoblu are serious about signing the 25-year-old Algerian full-back, who is not part of coach Maurizio Sarri’s project in Rome.

The two clubs have been in talks and could reach an agreement on a loan deal with a €6-7 million buy option attached.

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Genoa are looking to sign a new wing-back before the end of this transfer market who is suitable to coach Davide Ballardini’s 3-5-2 system.

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Fares is more suited to a system suiting wing-backs and struggled to adapt to Sarri’s four-man defence at Lazio.

The two clubs will continue talks this week and will work to find a deal before the window closes, with the Roman club keen to find a new home for the former SPAL man.

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