It is Saturday June 23rd, and @S_K_MOORE and @_snhw of @The_Laziali will be providing the LIVE BLOG for Lazio news today. As always:
21:00 – Lazio to send Lukaku with Felipe Anderson to West Ham?
It has been reported that West Ham are interested in left Belgian wing-back Jordan Lukaku (who has also been linked to Leicester City in recent days) in addition to Felipe Anderson. There is talk of a possible package deal, which has stalled the Felipe Anderson negotiation.
Read more here.
13:09 – Papu Gomez idea fades away
It appears as though Lazio’s pursuit of Papu Gomez may have met an unfortunate end. Cittaceleste are reporting that Gomez’s agent said “There is no agreement with us and neither Atalanta” – with Atalanta promising Gasperini that they will do whatever it takes to keep hold of the player.
With this news, Lazio turn their attention to their plan A for the post-Anderson era: Gelson Martins.
Ful report to come later.
7:35 – Wesley Moraes agent: “He will be a Lazio player”
According to reports from Radiosei, Paulo Nemhy, one of Wesley Moraes‘ agents, has all-but confirmed the Brazilian’s transfer. “Wesley will be a Lazio player. I think everything will be resolved before pre-season starts, we have an agreement and and my only desire is that he plays in Rome.”
Read our scout profile on Wesley Moraes for a better look at Lazio’s new man – or, check out our full report later.
7:30 – Lazio keen on Valon Berisha
La Repubblica newspaper claim Lazio are still keen on RB Salzburg’s midfielder Valon Berisha. The player was reportedly close to a move to Sampdoria before deciding he did not want to play for them.
7:00 – Lazio close in on Francesco Acerbi
Good news is on the horizon. Today, Gianluca Di Marzio and LaLazioSiamoNoi have reported that a deal for Acerbi is reaching the finale: midfielder Danilo Cataldi has also been included in the operation to bring the defender to the biancocelesti.