Report: Kevin-Prince Boateng set for Lazio switch after Schalke suspension

The 28-year-old attacking midfielder has fallen out with his present club in the Bundesliga.

Kevin-Prince Boateng is a player who has often walked the fine line between enigmatic performances and controversy during his football career.

Tottenham saw very little good from the Ghanaian international, who didn't impress in the UK until he moved to Portsmouth in 2009, but the 28-year-old shone at times when he moved to AC Milan just a year later.

Boateng also enjoyed a strong first season after returning to the Bundesliga with Schalke a couple of years ago, but it's fair to say that his current campaign hasn't been one he will want to remember.

The midfielder hasn't been a regular this season, and was withdrawn an hour into Sunday's loss to Cologne by Roberto Di Matteo, before being suspended indefinitely by Schalke after the game alongside Sidney Sam.

Blaming a "lack of mutual trust" as quoted by the BBC, Di Matteo is happy for Boateng to find a new team, and may find that the former Spurs man is set to turn up at one of his own former clubs, after Corriere della Sera reported that Lazio were reported to be negotiating a £4 million move, according to Sky Sports.

With Boateng's best years in football coming in Serie A, it looks like a decent deal for the Rome side, who are currently in the running for a Champions League place, especially considering the £10.2 million the Telegraph reports it cost Schalke to sign the midfielder in 2013. 

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