Lazio have officially bought Under-19 Croatian international Josip Elez from Hajduk Split.
The Biancocelesti released a statement this evening confirming the news, although a deal had been in the air for some time.
It is a permanent buy for the tall 19-year-old centre-back, who made only two appearances in the Croatian HNL League last season.
Elez underwent his medical in Rome on Tuesday.
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