Wednesday July 6 2016
OFFICIAL: Lazio appoint Bielsa

Lazio have released an official statement confirming that Marcelo Bielsa is their new Coach.

The deal has been in the works for some time, but has been beset by delays and rumours that the former Chile boss was having doubts.

However, following assurances from the club’s director of communications, an official statement from the Biancocelesti has confirmed Bielsa as the new Coach.

“As revealed by news in the media today, SS Lazio announces that it has already deposited the contract of Marcelo Bielsa and his staff,” the statement on the Aquile’s website began.

“The club also announces that, as per the communication received, the Coach and his staff will be in Rome on Saturday July 9."