The Italian has impressed since moving to the Mapei Stadium from AC Milan and has developed his game a lot under Roberto De Zerbi. Now, Locatelli is being linked with a big-money move away from Sassuolo, with Juventus interested.
“He’s improving a lot,” Obiang told Forza Italian Football in an exclusive interview, which can be read in full here. “Since I came here he has changed his way of playing a lot and now he’s probably one of the best midfielders in Italy.
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“I won’t say that he’s perfect because that’s hard to say. But, obviously, I hope that he makes the best decision for him.
“I don’t know where he’ll go, or if he’ll stay, but players with that quality have to play at the top.”