Tuesday May 31 2011
Klose: 'I won't let Lazio down!'

Miroslav Klose has hinted he could make the move to Lazio. “Rome is a fantastic city. I won't let you down!”

The Bayern Munich striker is out of contract at the end of June and has been linked with both the Biancocelesti and Milan as a free transfer.

“Let's say that I am evaluating some offers and Lazio are among them,” Klose told Golmania.

“My wife and I have been to Rome on vacation and it is a fantastic city. The food is wonderful, too.

“I was close to Lazio in January, but Bayern wanted money that they weren't prepared to pay. Now I am in charge of my own destiny.

“I tracked their progress and they have a very solid squad including Mauro Zarate, Hernanes, Cristian Ledesma and Andre Dias. I also like the club colours, as there is a lot of joy around the club and that means a lot to me.

“I need to talk to the Lazio directors, but can tell the fans that if I do come, then I won't let you down! I am very enthusiastic, I work very hard and never give in. My shirt is always wet through with sweat at the final whistle.”

Bayern Munich opted not to renew Klose's contract and at 33 he would be a late addition to Serie A.

“I was no longer part of their plans, but I want to be a protagonist with the German team, so I need to play more regularly.

“I do not feel remotely old at 33. If anything, I am very motivated at the idea of starting again in a new environment.”

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