Maxime Lopez: Sassuolo’s French Midfield Maestro

After Italy won Euro 2020, it became increasingly unlikely that Manuel Locatelli was going to remain at Sassuolo thanks to his performances at the tournament, and it was Juventus who acquired him before the 2021/22 campaign commenced.   However, his departure from the Emilian club gave his former Neroverdi teammate Maxime L√≥pez more opportunity and…