Genoa striker Giuseppe Sculli claims Edy Reja has been very persuasive in trying to lure him to Lazio.
The 29-year-old looks to be on his way out of Marassi after losing his place in the starting line-up.
Sculli has no shortage of offers what with Roma and Fiorentina also vying for his services.
Asked about Reja's interest, he said: "I know that Genoa and Lazio are talking ever more intensely.
"I have only asked that I not be sent out on loan. I am 29 and I need certainties.
"I have also spoken with Reja. His comments have given me pleasure.
"However, I don't want to add anything else, at least as long as I am still a Genoa player."