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Brighton’s Roberto De Zerbi denies interest in Zaniolo

Italian manager Roberto De Zerbi was recently asked about transfer rumours linking out-of-favor attacker Nicolo Zaniolo with several Premier League clubs such as Tottenham, Bournemouth, Leeds and De Zerbi’s own side – Brighton.

The Brighton coach denied these rumors in an interview with DAZN.


“We never took Zaniolo into consideration,” said De Zerbi. “He’s a very strong player and age-wise he’d be eligible to join our side as Brighton look for younger players with high resale value.”

“However, Zaniolo is financially out of reach for us,” he clarified.