LAZIO NEWS

Lazio have fallen to three consecutive defeats in pre-season, but Coach Vladimir Petkovic insists “we need to have more belief.”
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi confirmed talks with Lazio over numerous players, including Andreas Granqvist, Juan Pablo Carrizo and Francelino Matuzalem.
Lazio vented their fury at “unfair” Manchester City for poaching player Vlad Marin. “Roberto Mancini acted dishonestly. That’s no way to behave.”
Lazio lost another pre-season friendly, this time 1-0 to Galatasaray, but there were some improvements in the performance.
Lazio are reportedly furious with Manchester City after the club ‘poached’ a 17-year-old Romanian talent from their youth team.
Vladimir Petkovic confirms he is scrapping his 4-4-2 system in order to test new tactics with Lazio. “There’s a lot of work to be done.”
Federico Balzaretti is heading towards Roma, but Lazio President Claudio Lotito reveals he was “dragged into” the transfer gossip to force their hand.
Lazio Coach Vladimir Petkovic is ready to face Galatasaray and admits he tried to sign Burak Yilmaz, “but he wanted to end his career in Turkey.”
Modibo Diakite’s agent denies reports of Juventus making a bid for the Lazio defender. “It could be true, seeing as his contract expires in 2013.”
Napoli have become the latest Serie A side to be paired with a move for Lazio striker Sergio Floccari.
Federico Balzaretti has again met with Palermo today and reportedly asked for more time in which to make a decision on his future.
Mauro Zarate has declared that he intends to stay with Lazio for the new season, but not alongside signing a new contract.
It’s reported Lazio have left Francelino Matuzalem, Giuseppe Sculli and Pasquale Foggia out of their pre-season training camp, suggesting an imminent sale.
Lazio are reportedly on the verge of signing Brazilian central defender Xandao from Desportivo Brasil.
Lazio’s Brazilian playmaker Hernanes is a wanted man this summer, with Barcelona and Milan among the clubs interested in him, according to his agent.
Lazio Coach Vladimir Petkovic is “not remotely worried” after defeats to Siena and Torino, but adds “we didn’t try to win.”
The betting scandal today saw 44 people and 13 clubs charged, but Napoli, Lazio and Genoa are waiting for September to learn their fate.
Lazio fell to a humiliating 3-0 defeat against newly-promoted Torino in today’s surprising summer friendly.
The agent of Sergio Floccari claims he has no idea where his client will be playing his football next season.
Lazio were surprisingly beaten 1-0 by Siena in a pre-season friendly, as Marcelo Larrondo got the winning goal.