Roma set asking price for Zaniolo amidst Juventus interest

Date: 7th April 2022 at 11:45am
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A contract renewal for Nicolo Zaniolo is not a priority for Roma, and the Giallorossi would be willing to cash in on the midfielder for the right price.

According to Corriere dello Sport, the Italian international has endured a difficult few weeks in the capital and a negotiations over a new deal are yet to begin, with the Lupi focusing on tying down Henrikh Mkhitaryan to an extension instead.

The former Inter midfielder has drawn interest from Juventus and Napoli, and it is reported that Giallorossi owners the Friedkin Group do not see him as an essential component, and would be willing to sell at €50 million.

Zaniolo has not featured since a Europa Conference League match against Vitesse on 17 March, but is expected to replace the suspended Lorenzo Pellegrini against Salernitana on Sunday in an effort to convince coach Jose Mourinho.

The 22-year-old has scored 18 goals in 102 appearances for Roma since arriving in 2018, in a spell that has seen him sidelined with two long-term knee injuries.


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