Hernanes has thanked Lazio for capturing Miroslav Klose. “He is such a great signing and his contribution will be crucial this season.”
The Brazilian midfielder is impressed with his club's strategy on the transfer market so far, which includes taking Klose on a free transfer once his Bayern Munich contract expired.
“Klose is such a great signing!” Hernanes told Globoesporte in Brazil.
“He is a very talented player, had great success in every club he played in and especially at international level for Germany.
“His contribution will be crucial this season.”
The Biancocelesti were in the top four for much of the campaign before running out of steam, but have qualified for the Europa League.
“Our objective is to improve what we did last season, even though it was already an impressive finish.
“It won't be easy, of course, but if we achieve that then it really will be a wonderful result.”
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