LAZIO NEWS

Lazio are sweating over the fitness of Ciro Immobile, ahead of Sunday’s game with Udinese.
Lazio attacker Luis Alberto has been called up to Spain’s squad for friendlies against Costa Rica and Russia over the next fortnight.
Stefan de Vrij insists “there’s still no certainty” over a new contract, despite Lazio’s sporting director stating otherwise.
Lazio sporting director Igil Tare assures “there will be good news soon” regarding a new contract for defender Stefan de Vrij.
Simone Inzaghi said Lazio are “not a fluke” after being the only Europa League side with a 100 per cent record and sitting joint third in Serie A.
Stefan de Vrij said Lazio “always believe” they can win after beating Nice in stoppages and hinted at a contract extension.
Marco Parolo praised Lazio’s “character” after a stoppage-time win over Nice and assured they “want to go as far as possible” in the Europa League.
Lazio booked their place in the Europa League Round of 32 after Marco Parolo’s stoppage-time header went in off Nice defender Maxime Le Marchand.
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Lazio are due to spark further controversy after again getting around a ban for Curva Nord ultras by giving them tickets to the Curva Sud.
Lazio have a perfect record in the Europa League so far and a victory over Nice tonight would ensure they top the group, but Mario Balotelli is benched.
Gigi Di Biagio called up a 23-man squad for the Italy Under-21 international friendly against Russia on November 14.
Massimiliano Irrati has been announced as the referee for the Derby della Lanterna between Genoa and Sampdoria.
As expected, Ciro Immobile has been left out of the Lazio squad for tonight’s match with Nice.
Filippo Inzaghi says his “dream” is for both Milan and Lazio to reach the Europa League final.
Nice Coach Lucien Favre is impressed by Lazio ahead of their Europa League clash, but insists Mario Balotelli’s performances are “clear for all to see.”
Senad Lulic says Lazio “want to get to the end” in the Europa League, but “we’re not talking about the Scudetto”.
Lazio Coach Simone Inzaghi “almost certainly” won’t call Ciro Immobile to face Nice, but he should be fit for the weekend.
Ciro Immobile will reportedly miss Lazio’s clash with Nice on Thursday and possibly Italy’s 2018 World Cup playoff against Sweden.
Lazio will be without midfielder Davide Di Gennaro for three weeks after he suffered a thigh strain.