LAZIO NEWS

Francesco Guidolin reveals he was offered the Inter job last year, came close to Juventus, Lazio and the Italy bench, but has “no regrets.”
Marco Parolo insists Italy’s first half against Macedonia was acceptable, but after the break “we were more stretched out.”
Luis Nani was overwhelmed by the “very warm welcome” from Lazio fans and is gearing up to take on Juventus next weekend.
Juventus might not activate their option to buy on Benedikt Howedes if his injury problems don’t clear up, it’s reported.
Sassuolo defender Timo Letschert went under the knife today after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
Lucas Leiva says he’s “in a phase of adaptation” to Italian football which he sees as slower but more tactical than the Premier League.
Luis Alberto admits he would love a Spain call after impressing with Lazio so far this season. “The dream is always there.”
Lazio centre-back Stefan de Vrij insists he didn’t snub a Netherlands call-up - “I won’t be able to train this week”.
Lazio wing-back Jordan Lukaku has suffered a thigh injury, forcing him to pull out of the Belgium squad.
Papu Gomez has refused to rule out leaving Atalanta next summer after revealing “Milan wanted me” and that “I was a step away from Lazio.”
Sassuolo’s Timo Letschert is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after rupturing knee ligaments.
Albania and Lazio goalkeeper Tomas Strakosha will miss the Spain and Italy games with a muscular injury.
Marco Parolo says it’s “an obligation” for Italy to qualify for the World Cup.
Lazio’s Curva Nord will be closed for two games, after racist chanting against Sassuolo at the weekend.
Lazio sporting director Igli Tare wants more fans to come to the Olimpico and back Simone Inzaghi’s men.
Director Igli Tare insists Lazio are “playing the best football in Italy” after a 6-1 victory over Sassuolo. “Stop saying we are a surprise.”
Serie A is the second most competitive of Europe’s top five leagues after seven games of the season.
With Napoli sitting solo at the summit of Serie A, Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 7’s action.
Simone Inzaghi rebuffs questions over whether he’s ready for a big club - “I’m already at a big club in Lazio”.
Join us for the build-up and action from today’s eight Serie A games, from Napoli-Cagliari through Benevento-Inter, Milan-Roma and Atalanta-Juventus.