Saturday July 2 2011
Lucio's Premiership 'opportunities'

Lucio's agent admits he was in London recently to discuss the Inter defender with various clubs. “There could be opportunities.”

The Brazilian's contract expires in June 2012 and so far extension talks have been troubled.

It's believed he wants to sign on until 2014, a year more than the Nerazzurri are offering, while there are also disagreements over the wages.

“I was in London recently to meet with a few clubs, as I think it's only right for a professional agent to widen his vision to different markets,” Alessandro Lucci told TMW.

“There could be opportunities for Julio Sergio as well as Lucio. There could also be the option of doing nothing.

“I think for the moment Lucio is happy at Inter, but we will evaluate the situation in a little while. It's premature to talk about that now.”

Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester City are the most likely contenders for Lucio's signature should he decide to leave Inter.

Lucci is also the agent for Roma striker Mirko Vucinic, who was linked with Juventus and Blackburn Rovers.

“Next week Vucinic and I will meet with the Roma directors, so we'll try to understand if the scenario is definitive.

“It depends on how the lad is feeling. It's too early to say right now.”

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