Date: 24th June 2021 at 2:00pm
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Atalanta are lining up a €20 million bid for defender Matteo Lovato as they look to next season.

The 21-year-old centre-back is in the sights of Gian Piero Gasperini as the coach looks to find a long-term partner for , should they manage to hold onto the Argentine.

Romero is wanted by half of but see Lovato as the perfect player to play alongside their highly sought-after ball-winner, according to TuttoMercatoWeb.

The Bergamaschi could offer in exchange, in order to lower the price as they seek a player who has already played in a similar system to their own, as Lovato did under Ivan Juric.

Lovato amassed 24 Serie A appearances last season, including 14 starts, but won’t be easy to land considering that Napoli and Lazio are also hot on his heels.