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Friday July 12 2019
'Jony made a big mistake'

Malaga have warned that Jony Rodriguez is not yet a Lazio player, accusing the winger of making ‘a big mistake’.

Jony landed in Rome on Wednesday to seemingly complete a €2.5m transfer to Lazio.

However, Malaga owner Sheikh Abdullah Al Thani suggested the 28-year-old did not have permission to travel as his deal papers had still not been signed off.

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Friday July 12 2019
Official: Lazzari joins Lazio

Lazio have officially signed wingback Manuel Lazzari from SPAL for a reported €10m plus Alessandro Murgia.

Lazzari has put pen to paper on a five-year contract with Lazio and becomes their third summer arrival after Bobby Adekanye and Denis Vavro.

The 25-year-old began his career at SPAL and helped them through the divisions, from Serie C to Serie A in just three seasons.

His performances also earned him an Italy cap last September.

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Friday July 12 2019
FIFA toughens racism stance

FIFA has toughened its stance on racism, allowing victims to make statements and confirming games can be forfeited.

FIFA’s previous approach to racism came under heavy scrutiny, with critics accusing the governing body of being too lenient.

It came after Inter, Lazio and Cagliari escaped serious punishments last season, despite their fans racially abusing Kalidou Koulibaly, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Moise Kean.

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Wednesday July 10 2019
Man Utd €80m for Milinkovic

Manchester United have not made a formal proposal for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, but told Lazio they are prepared to pay €80m, it’s reported.

According to Sky Sport Italia, the two clubs have been in contact to discuss the situation around the Serbia international.

Paris Saint-Germain have made an offer, but it was not considered enough for a sale.

Sky claim Manchester United made it clear they are prepared to bid up to €80m for Milinkovic-Savic.

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Wednesday July 10 2019
Lazzari arrives for Lazio

Manuel Lazzari has already arrived at the Lazio training ground, as he’ll complete his transfer from SPAL this week.

The winger shook hands with his new teammates at the Formello camp in Rome, as shown by the official club Twitter account.

He is expected to have his medical tests on Thursday before signing the paperwork.

It’s believed to be a €10m deal for the 25-year-old, with Alessandro Murgia joining SPAL permanently as part-exchange.

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Wednesday July 10 2019
Jony arrives for Lazio

Malaga winger Jony Rodriguez has arrived to complete his transfer to Lazio.

Lazio snapped Jony landing at Rome Fiumicino airport on Wednesday afternoon.

The Aquile are expected to pay €2.5m for the 28-year-old, who should sign a contract until 2023 worth €1.2m a season.

The left-sider played for Alaves last season, scoring five goals and providing 12 assists – the third highest-tally in La Liga.

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Sunday July 7 2019
Lazio ask PSG for N'Soki

Lazio are interested in €10m-rated Paris Saint-Germain defender Stanley N’Soki, claims L’Equipe in France.

The 20-year-old is primarily a left-back, but can also play in central defence or even in a more advanced ‘libero’ role.

He is under contract until June 2021 and was promoted to the senior squad a year ago from their youth academy.

Olympique Marseille and Lille are also interested, but Lazio seem to be leading the race.

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Sunday July 7 2019
Only PSG for Milinkovic-Savic

PSG have made the only offer to Lazio for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport, despite Manchester United rumours.

There were suggestions over the past few days in several papers that Lazio director Igli Tare was in London to discuss taking the Serbia international to Old Trafford.

However, Gazzetta transfer expert Nicolò Schira assures this was just to deal with various other issues and agents, including bids for Felipe Caicedo from China.

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Sunday July 7 2019
Vavro: 'Follow in Skriniar's footsteps'

New Lazio defender Denis Vavro is relishing his first Italian football experience. “I want to follow in the footsteps of Milan Skriniar.”

The 23-year-old centre-back completed the transfer from FC Copenhagen for €10.5m plus bonuses this week.

“I really like Italian football and I am satisfied with the move. I’d like to start regularly and help the team win trophies,” Vavro told Futbalsfz.sk.

“I said in the past that I want to follow in the footsteps of Skriniar and that is what I am doing.”

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Saturday July 6 2019
Lazio want Trabzonspor talent

Lazio are tracking Trabzonspor creative midfielder Yusuf Yazici, although the asking price is €15m.

According to the Corriere dello Sport, the 22-year-old has been identified as a potential reinforcement at the Stadio Olimpico.

He would above all be approached if Sergej Milinkovic-Savic were to move on this summer.

Yazici came up through the Trabzonspor youth academy and already has 14 senior caps for Turkey.

Last season, he scored four goals and provided three assists in 34 competitive games for the club.

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