LAZIO NEWS

The agent of Emanuele Giaccherini has rubbished reports that the Juventus man could end up at Lazio or Genoa in the summer.
Walter Mazzarri is reportedly considering a radical change in formation for the weekend’s crunch Champions League qualification tie with Lazio.
Lazio striker Miroslav Klose is adamant that he will be fully fit for Germany’s bid at Euro 2012 glory.
Napoli’s Morgan De Sanctis may be a regular in the Italian national squad, but Marco Ballotta insists that Lazio’s Federico Marchetti is the better ‘keeper.
Tommaso Rocchi is ready to give up his Number 9 Lazio jersey in honour of Giorgio Chinaglia. “On Saturday we want to win for him.”
Hernanes could well leave Lazio in the summer, hinted his agent. “There is interest in Italy and the Premier League, but we’ll evaluate what to do in June.”
Lazio will be without Andre Dias for at least three weeks after tests showed a lesion to the left thigh muscle.
Francesco Guidolin believes the race for third place is still between as many as five different teams, including his Udinese.
Juan Zuniga has been handed a two-match suspension for the red card picked up after elbowing Giorgio Chiellini at the weekend.
Edy Reja is already looking to next weekend’s clash between Lazio and Napoli, conceding that the destiny of both clubs’ seasons hinges on Week 31.
Andre Dias will undergo tests on Monday after he limped out of Lazio’s 3-1 defeat at Parma on Saturday.
Italian football is in mourning after the death of Lazio and Italy legend Giorgio Chinaglia at the age of 65.
Edy Reja admits Lazio will not qualify for the Champions League if they “have this lack of concentration. It’s unacceptable. We’ve got a problem.”
Roberto Donadoni hailed Parma’s “great victory against an excellent Lazio side,” although they are far from safe yet.
Parma caused a huge upset this evening by defeating Lazio 3-1 with a Sergio Floccari brace against his old club, leaving the fight for third place wide open.
Lazio continue their push for Champions League qualification with Tommaso Rocchi and Libor Kozak in tonight’s trip to Parma.
Walter Mazzarri insists “Napoli can beat anyone – including Juventus” tomorrow evening, but laughs off links with the Lazio bench.
Edy Reja believes today’s trip to Parma is “the crossroads for Lazio’s ambitions” this season, as they continue to push for a Champions League spot.
Serie A leaders Milan face a very difficult trip to high-flying Catania, while Lazio continue their Champions League push in Parma.
Lazio midfielder Matuzalem has received a boost this week with the news that he does not risk a lengthy playing ban.