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Newcastle star having second thoughts over loan move

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Italian newspaper Il Tempo is reporting that winger Florian Thauvin is on the verge of sealing a move to Lazio. The side are believed to be waiting for to seal the signing of their outgoing star before announcing the deal.

Candreva’s medical however seems to be holding up the transfer, Il Tempo reports, but another source, calciomercato.it, is stating that Thauvin is having second thoughts about the deal. His former club are believed to have re-entered the race to sign him and the Italian website are reporting that the 23 year old would prefer a return to France.

It was reported last week that a move to with a €11million purchase option was close to being agreed, but it doesn’t look like the deal will be finalised in the immediate future if calciomercato.it are to be believed. Much will depend on whether make an improved offer for Thauvin. It was previously reported that the French club could not afford any purchase option in a agreement for the Frenchman.

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