7 January 2019

Zappacosta In Lazio Talks  (Sky Sports)

Davide ZappacostaLazio remain in talks with Chelsea over a £13m deal for defender Davide Zappacosta, according to Sky sources.

The 26-year-old right back moved to Stamford Bridge from Torino 18 months ago - for a reported £23m - but could now be set to return to Serie A.

Zappacosta has two-and-a-half years remaining on his Chelsea contract, but has struggled to hold down a regular place in the team under Maurizio Sarri.

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He has played 10 times for the Blues this season, and has featured for only 18 minutes in the Premier League.

The Italy international, who has 13 caps for the Azzurri, has been kept out of the team by Cesar Azpilicueta following Sarri's decision to revert to a four-man defence at Chelsea.

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