LAZIO NEWS

Lazio’s ultras have released a statement urging fans not to make monkey noises against Nice tonight.
Around 1,700 Lazio fans are expected at their game with Nice tonight, a record for the Allianz Riviera.
Mario Balotelli jokes on Instagram ahead of Nice’s game with Lazio tonight, asking Roma legend Francesco Totti if he’ll be cheering for him.
Luca Banti has been appointed to Napoli-Inter, as the Week 9 Serie A referees are announced.
Lazio have named a 19-man squad to face Nice in the Europa League, with Adam Marusic not included.
Lazio striker Ciro Immobile is reportedly close to extending his contract until 2023, with a wage rise.
Simone Inzaghi said Lazio will likely start Luis Nani and Felipe Caicedo, while Mario Balotelli has “found his ideal environment at Nice.”
Lucien Favre calls Lazio “a great team” as he prepares to face them with Nice tomorrow night.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito has taken a swipe at Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain. “My loanee did better than him!”
As Napoli remain top of the table, Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 8’s top action over a long weekend.
Massimiliano Allegri assures “the atmosphere is good” at Juventus, but “we have to regain the balance”.
Giorgio Chiellini insists Juventus “have made a good start to the season”, despite the defeat to Lazio.
Nice President Jean-Pierre Rivère believes Italy CT Giampiero Ventura can call Mario Balotelli, insisting “I’ve never seen” bad behaviour from him.
Gianluigi Buffon admits Juventus “have to improve” to avoid disappointing their fans this season.
Verona sporting director Filippo Fusco refuses to discuss the possibility of Martin Caceres joining Lazio - “January is a long way away”.
Simone Inzaghi admits “it will be more difficult for us this year” as Lazio are also competing in the Europa League.
Simone Inzaghi reveals he told Lazio to get Ciro Immobile “straight away” as soon as his name was mentioned.
Sami Khedira says Juventus “are conceding too many goals” but “it’s not a question of the formation”.
Lucas Leiva credits Lazio’s “well-defined style of play” for their excellent start to the Serie A season.
Lazio hero Thomas Strakosha insists “I want to stay here for a long time” after playing down links with Juventus.