Lazio have reportedly snapped up their new defender, agreeing a €4m deal with Bordeaux overnight for giant centre-back Michael Ciani.
The very tall and strong 28-year-old Frenchman has been at Bordeaux for three years, scoring 10 goals in 112 appearances.
It is claimed President Claudio Lotito and director Igli Tare were in France to complete the transfer late last night.
Ciani will cost €4m and sign a four-year contract with the Biancocelesti.
He also has one cap for France after playing regularly at Under-21 level.
Ciani’s previous clubs were Racing Paris, Charleroi, Auxerre, Sedan and Lorient.