LAZIO NEWS

Lazio have rejected speculation that they are in talks with Juventus over the sale of Modibo Diakite.
Chievo director of sport Giovanni Sartori has confirmed “we talked to Lazio” about Emiliano Alfaro and Libor Kozak.
Inter are targeting Sergio Floccari but might have left it too late, with the Lazio forward already promised to Bologna.
Bologna have agreed a €4.5m deal with Lazio to sign striker Sergio Floccari, reports Sky Sport Italia.
Michael Ciani is a Lazio player after the Italian club announced his capture from Ligue 1 side Bordeaux.
Vladimir Petkovic enjoyed his Serie A debut and noted Lazio are “close to the image I have of my team.”
Roma twice fought back to hold Catania with thrilling goals, Napoli crushed Palermo in Sicily and Lazio took the points in Bergamo.
Modibo Diakitè has still not reached a contract agreement with Lazio, fuelling reports of a Juventus bid. “Anyone who wants the player must talk to the club,” said his agent.
Stefano Colantuono urges Atalanta to “forget about last season” and their two-point penalty to prepare for tonight’s opener against Lazio.
Vladimir Petkovic is “excited” about making his Serie A debut on the Lazio bench and welcomes imminent new signing Michael Ciani.
Lazio have reportedly snapped up their new defender, agreeing a €4m deal with Bordeaux overnight for giant centre-back Michael Ciani.
Formerly linked with Inter, Porto defender Rolando is now said to be interesting Lazio.
Lazio put their pre-season troubles behind them with a comfortable away win over FK mura in the Europa League play-off round.
Vladimir Petkovic is keeping his cards close to his chest against Mura 05, but warned Lazio “cannot get it wrong” in the Europa League play-off.
FK Rabotnicki have been banned from Europe for a year after two of their players failed drugs tests in the Europa League play-off against Lazio.
Lazio have named their squad for Thursday’s Europa League play-off against Slovenians ND Mura 05.
Turkish giants Galatasaray have confirmed an interest in Mauro Zarate – but they are unwilling to match Lazio’s €12m asking price.
Lazio are reportedly in talks with Hamburg to reinforce their defence with full-back Dennis Aogo.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito hit back at criticism of their transfer strategy, denied Hernanes and Mauro Zarate are on the market, but “we will sign someone in defence.”
Gigi De Canio has put an end to the rumours around Genoa defender Andreas Granqvist. “We have decided to keep him with us.”