LAZIO NEWS

Davide Ballardini revealed how he revived Genoa, while Vladimir Petkovic felt Lazio deserved more.
Lazio fell to a dramatic 3-2 last-gasp defeat in Genoa, while Fiorentina had their first win of 2013, there was a five-goal thriller in Pescara and Palermo collapsed.
Lazio aim to get back on track, but visit a revived Genoa side under new Coach Davide Ballardini and miss Hernanes.
Lazio welcome new signing Bruno Pereirinha, who assures “I love Italian football and the more tactical approach suits me.”
Davide Ballardini held Juventus on his Genoa debut, so demands “intensity and aggression to beat Lazio” this afternoon.
Leonardo Bonucci could be dropped and Federico Marchetti recalled for Italy’s friendly against Holland next week.
Vladimir Petkovic prepared to face Genoa, laughed off links with Borussia Dortmund and insisted he is “very happy to be at Lazio.”
Inter, Lazio and Napoli have named their squads for the knockout stages of the Europa League.
Borussia Dortmund could make an offer for Lazio Coach Vladimir Petkovic, were current boss Jurgen Klopp to leave the club.
Lazio playmaker Hernanes is expected to be out for at least a month after he was knocked unconscious on Tuesday evening.
Lazio have confirmed that they intend to have another go at signing Santos’ Felipe Anderson at the end of the season.
Reports in Italy have suggested that two high-profile transfers have fallen through at the last minute.
Lazio have signed 19-year-old Felipe Anderson from Santos for a reported fee of €7.5m.
Lazio reserve goalkeeper Juan Pablo Carrizo will end the day as an Inter player, Sky Sport Italia are reporting.
Lazio could be without Hernanes for the next three weeks after he was knocked unconscious on Tuesday evening.
“Liverpool are our first choice,” said the agent of Lazio defender Modibo Diakite, although only on a free transfer in June.
Lazio have been fined €140,000 and handed a suspended ban, while Tottenham were also fined €10,000 following crowd disturbances in their Europa League games.
Hernanes spent the night in hospital after a nasty clash of heads with Juventus midfielder Luca Marrone. “I have no idea what happened.”
The Coppa Italia Final at the Stadio Olimpico could be moved, as it coincides with local elections in Rome.
Sporting Lisbon’s Bruno Pereirinha has arrived at the Paideia clinic in Rome to undergo his Lazio medical.