English media claim Lazio are close to signing Anderlecht midfielder Lucas Biglia, beating Inter and Liverpool.
The 27-year-old Argentine has been linked with numerous top European clubs over the last few months, including Real Madrid and Arsenal.
According to TalkSport, Lazio have won the race for Biglia with an impressive £8m offer.
So far Liverpool have bid only around £4.5m, but the Biancocelesti have moved in front.
Biglia has been at Anderlecht since 2006, though has made it clear since January that he wants to join a bigger club.
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