Empoli have officially activated their option to buy Guglielmo Vicario from Cagliari, but the goalkeeper won’t stay for long, targeted by Fiorentina, Lazio, Napoli and more.
The 25-year-old shot-stopper spent the 2021-22 campaign on loan at Empoli, where he made 38 Serie A appearances, keeping seven clean sheets.
The performances in goal certainly got him noticed with some sensational saves.
Empoli have officially taken up the option to buy for €8m, but he will not remain at the Stadio Castellani for long.
Vicario has already been linked with numerous clubs at a higher price of circa €12-15m, above all Fiorentina.
Napoli also see him as a contender to replace Alex Meret, while Lazio could go for Vicario if there are issues with the first choice Marco Carnesecchi of Atalanta.
The Italy Under-21 international just had surgery on his shoulder and will be out of action for circa four months, so the Biancocelesti need other alternatives.
Guglielmo Vicario è un calciatore azzurro al 100% pic.twitter.com/Cl8m6JnPq9
— Empoli Fc Official (@EmpoliCalcio) June 18, 2022