Serie A - Marchetti 'ideal for Milan’

Giovanni Lodetti has urged former club Milan to make a bid for Lazio goalkeeper Federico Marchetti.

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Lazio goalkeeper Federico Marchetti (Reuters)

The Diavolo have some goalkeeping decisions to make given that current first-choice Christian Abbiati will be out of contract in the summer.

“Marchetti is a great goalkeeper,” the ex-midfielder told Il Sussidiario. “However, it is impossible to go and negotiate with Lazio President Claudio Lotito.

“Marchetti would cost a lot, even if Milan would have a great goalkeeper for the next few years with him.”

Reports recently had also suggested that former Inter man Julio Cesar, now at QPR, cold be targeted by the Diavolo.

“He’s a great goalkeeper, but he’s almost as old as Abbiati,” Lodetti added. “I’d thus keep Christian, who has shown his worth this term. Otherwise I’d go for a younger ‘keeper…”

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