Following on from rumours in the last couple of months that Lucas Perez could be joining Lazio, decided to contact the player’s agency, Protio Sport, for comment on Lazio’s interest and Perez’s future.

Speaking on his future at Arsenal, the agency said: “Lucas, on day 2, begins pre-season with Arsenal“, and when asked on interest from clubs, including Lazio, Protio Sport responded with “There is interest from some teams, but he is a player of Arsenal and his desire is to succeed there.

This would suggest that despite earlier reports indicating that Perez did not feature in new Arsenal boss Unai Emery’s plans, Lucas Perez may get the chance to impress in North London. Lazio will not be too concerned, however, with the deal to bring Club Brugge striker Wesley Moraes in as a vice-Immobile nearly complete.

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