Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri wants to sign Napoli star Elseid Hysaj as a replacement for Lazio-bound Davide Zappacosta.
Zappacosta, 26, joined Chelsea in 2017 in a £23million deal from Torino but has failed to command a regular starting spot during his 18 months at Stamford Bridge.
The Italian had hoped that the arrival of Maurizio Sarri would boost his chances at the club but he’s just made two league appearances this term and Lazio are in ‘advanced’ talks to sign him, according to the Evening Standard.
His departure will free up funds with Lazio looking at a loan move before an option to buy for around £13m. Read more