According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Lazio are planning for an eventual farewell with striker and captain Ciro Immobile, who is set to re-evaluate some of the offers he received from Saudi Arabia in the summer. 

Immobile had reportedly turned down offers from Saudi sides Al-Shabaab and Al-Wedha over the course of the summer transfer window, but now, he is set to reconsider those mega-offers and Lazio, supposedly, will not stand in his way. 

Those offers, according to La Gazzetta, were worth somewhere in the region of €35m over a two-year contract, with a series of lucrative bonuses also included. 

Saudi Arabia are said to be after even more big-name European players ahead of Euro 2024 next summer, and with Immobile having recently led Italy out as captain under Luciano Spalletti, his appeal has grown even stronger. 

Immobile had struggled with injuries in 2022-23 compared to previous seasons, being ruled out on five separate occasions and, in the early stages of this season, the 33-year-old has not quite hit the heights he has done in years gone by. 

It would still take a considerable fee for Lazio to part ways with their all-time leading goalscorer, however, given that he is still under contract until the summer of 2026. 

La Gazzetta notes that Lazio would likely be willing to accept an offer of around €40m, which would mean he is valued roughly the same as Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, who left the Stadio Olimpico for Saudi Arabia for the same fee this summer.

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