Lazio have reportedly agreed a €12m deal for Sassuolo defender Francesco Acerbi.

According to Gianluca di Marzio’s website, Sassuolo have accepted an offer from Lazio worth €10m plus €2m in bonuses.

Acerbi, for his part, will sign a five-year contract with the Aquile and undergo a medical ‘early next week’.

The 30-year-old bounced back from two cancer scares to play 173 times for the Neroverdi in five seasons and represent Italy twice.

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