Lazio have confirmed that they have taken up the option of buying half of Antonio Candreva from Udinese.
The 26-year-old was on loan at the Biancocelesti from the Zebrette last season, playing in 35 matches and scoring six goals.
And the capital club have today announced that the Italy international is now 50 per cent a Lazio player for an undisclosed fee.
It is unclear however, whether President Claudio Lotito will go for the attacker outright within the coming months.
Think you know your Italian football? Share your knowledge, tips and comments to win cash prizes in OLBG's tipster competition - £5,000 monthly.