LAZIO NEWS

Lazio sporting director Igli Tare has revealed that the club are close to completing a deal to sign Gael Kakuta.
Panagiotis Kone will not be leaving Bologna this month, his agent has insisted to reporters.
Lazio will replace the out-going Hernanes with Chelsea youngster Gael Kakuta, it has been claimed.
Hernanes has been spotted in Milan this afternoon, with his move to Inter expected to be completed within hours.
Giacomo Bonaventura’s agent has indicated there has been no contact from Lazio, but the player is reported as asking for a transfer.
Hernanes has explained further that his motivations to move from Lazio to Inter are not based on ‘money or fame’.
Walter Mazzarri says Hernanes’ tears are the sign of ‘a smashing lad’, as he enthuses at Danilo D’Ambrosio’s enthusiasm.
Hernanes has bid farewell to Lazio fans and confirmed: “I’m going to Inter to grow. To Lotito, I say thank you, this is my choice.”
Lazio director Igli Tare insists they “have not reached a deal” with Inter for Hernanes, but he’s in Milan for talks.
It’s reported Hernanes has agreed personal terms with Inter, but the club needs to find €20m cash for Lazio.
Cardiff City and Norwich have both requested Lazio centre-back Michael Ciani, it’s reported.
Sassuolo signed Sergio Floccari, Matteo Brighi and are in talks with Paolo Cannavaro, while Jasmin Kurtic joined Torino.
Lazio have officially sold striker Sergio Floccari to Sassuolo, loaned Vinicius to Padova but deal with a fan protest around Hernanes.
Lazio have officially signed Helder Postiga from Valencia, but President Claudio Lotito “knows nothing” of Hernanes to Inter.
Hernanes could be moving closer to a move to Inter, as he leaves Lazio’s training today in tears.
Inter and Lazio will need to find a new agreement for Hernanes, as Ibrahima Mbaye’s agent confirms he is not included in negotiations.
Valencia are in agreement to send Helder Postiga to Lazio, and apparently are targeting Dani Osvaldo as his replacement.
Edy Reja felt “a full strength Lazio could’ve beaten Napoli” tonight and commented on the Hernanes saga.
Rafa Benitez felt Napoli deserved the Coppa victory over Lazio and defended Lorenzo Insigne after a row with fans.
Gonzalo Higuain scored the winner in Napoli’s Coppa Italia quarter-final against Lazio and said “I’m truly happy here.”