LAZIO NEWS

Lazio reportedly have the basis of an agreement with Stefan de Vrij, but there’s still an issue deciding on a release clause.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri warns “it’s easier to be beautiful than winning” and predicts “it’ll take 86 points” to win the Scudetto.
Italy are expected to go back to their 4-2-4 system against Albania with Leonardo Spinazzola, Antonio Candreva and Eder coming in.
Ciro Immobile will start against Albania, despite the risk of suspension at the World Cup play-offs. “It’s an important game.”
Roma-Napoli is scheduled for Saturday at 20.45 local time, but could be moved to 18.00 due to fears over crowd safety.
Lazio’s Luis Alberto believes a better mentality has helped him overcome obstacles on the road to becoming a first-team regular.
Luis Alberto believes Lazio are capable of competing with anyone after their fine start to the season.
Injuries to Mario Mandzukic and Andrea Barzagli mean Juventus are at risk of missing eight players for their match with Lazio.
Lazio confirm Thomas Strakosha should be fit to face Juventus next weekend, but Jordan Lukaku is out of action for 10 days.
Totò Schillaci looked back on the 1990 World Cup, sees himself in Ciro Immobile and Lorenzo Insigne, but not going in 2018 would be “a catastrophe.”
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.”