Lazio sporting director Igli Tare has denied suggestions that his side have made an offer for Eder Balanta.
The capital club have been strongly linked with a switch for the River Plate youngster after his impressive performances for Colombia at the World Cup.
But the Biancocelesti board member has ‘categorically denied’ any move for the 21-year-old.
“I can categorically deny any news that may have circulated about our alleged interest in Balanta,” he told Sky Sport Italia.
“Our club has never held talks with him or his club.”