Friday August 1 2014
Lazio pick up Braafheid

Lazio have confirmed in a brief statement that they have signed Edson Braafheid following his release from Hoffenheim.

The left-back was a free agent this summer and had been training with the Aquile during their pre-season preparations on an initial trial basis.

On from positive indications through the media this week, the club have confirmed that they have handed the 31-year-old a contract.

“Edson Braafheid is a player of Lazio. An agreement has been reached with the club,” Lazio have confirmed today in a brief statement.

It is understood that Braafheid, who has been with the squad for the past three weeks as part of his trial, is widely believed to have agreed to an initial one-year contract with the capital club worth €500,000.

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