Eintracht Frankfurt and Juventus full-back Luca Pellegrini is pushing to return to Italy and join Lazio this month.
Gianluca di Marzio has reported that the player is keen to join the Biancocelesti and play under Maurizio Sarri, withh Mo Fares close to moving to Turkey in the last few hours of the window.
Juventus are willing to let him leave the club and end his loan stint at Frankfurt and an agreement between Lazio and the Bianconeri already exists. He will join Lazio on an initial loan deal with the club having the option to buy him permanently in the summer.
Contacts are ongoing between all the clubs involved to close the deal, with work ongoing to make sure that Fares joins Alanyaspor in Turkey. Pellegrini is willing to give up a part of his salary to move to Lazio and is now pushing for the transfer to go through.
Kaustubh Pandey | GIFN