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Sunday July 10 2011
Lazio close on Cisse and Rever

Lazio continue to be active on the transfer market with Djibril Cissè due his medical and a bid for Brazilian Humberto Rever.

The Biancocelesti are building up a strong squad for the Europa League and a push for a top four finish this season.

A deal has been struck with Panathinaikos for striker Cissè and the former Liverpool man is due in Rome for his medical in the next 48 hours.

According to the latest reports, Lazio are also looking to Brazil for defender Rever.

He had already been linked with the Biancocelesti two years ago, but is back on the agenda from Atletico Mineiro.

The Corriere dello Sport notes all these new arrivals mean there are several players who have to be released over the summer, as Edy Reja likes to have a small squad.

Among those on their way out are Stephen Makinwa, Javier Garrido, Pasquale Foggia, Luciano Zauri and Simone Del Nero.

Above all, one of the strikers will make way for Cissè, most likely to be Sergio Floccari.

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