LAZIO NEWS

Claudio Lotito has affirmed faith in Stefano Pioli for the time being at Lazio and hit out at those criticising his presence with Italy.
Miroslav Klose has backed Stefano Pioli to come good at Lazio, despite it being the club’s worst start to a season in 54 years.
Stefano Pioli admits “it wasn’t the performance we expected” from Lazio in their home defeat to Udinese.
Andrea Stramaccioni said Udinese’s 1-0 win at Lazio, which put them third in the table, is “an important sign.”
Cyril Thereau’s well-worked goal proved enough for Udinese to conquer the Olimpico and go third, as Lazio again failed to make pressure count.
Lazio rely on Miroslav Klose and Federico Marchetti during an injury crisis, while Udinese look to Luis Muriel.
Ederson’s agent said the Lazio midfielder is “completely healed” and his continued absence is a club decision.
Lazio defender Santiago Gentiletti required a “cruciate ligament transplant” on his knee, said medics.
Andrea Stramaccioni admits that he'll have to show caution when using Udinese's talismanic captain Antonio Di Natale this season.
Udinese Coach Andrea Stramaccioni expects a fiery reception at the Olimpico when his side meets Lazio, a side he believes have so far been unlucky.
Stefano Pioli says Lazio remain on track because ‘I know my players’, and that they will be able to deal with Santiago Gentiletti’s absence.
Davide Ballardini believes former side Lazio could be one of the surprises of the season and even finish in the Champions League places.
On from extending his contract at Lazio, reports are that Atletico Madrid had a €20m summer bid for Antonio Candreva turned down.
Former Italy international Stefano Fiore believes that Juventus are still favourites for this year's Serie A title, despite Roma's progress.
Senad Lulic is seen as the next Lazio player in line to extend his contract, and that it could be settled in a matter of days.
Antonio Candreva says that he never considered leaving Lazio this summer, having today committed to a new deal.
Italy international Antonio Candreva has confirmed that he has just put pen to paper on a new contract with Lazio.
Argentina Coach Tata Martino offered encouragement to Carlos Tevez, Mauro Icardi and Santiago Gentiletti, but the Juventus man isn't in his latest squad.
Lazio have confirmed that Ogenyi ‘Eddy’ Onazi has signed a new deal with the club, believed to be more than doubling his current wage.
The Lega Serie A have confirmed Stefan de Vrij’s suspension for Lazio and fines for Udinese, Palermo, Atalanta, Roma and Chievo.