According to Gianluca Di Marzio, Lazio are in talks with Portuguese Liga NOS side SC Braga to sign 25-year-old defender Bruno Viana this Winter Transfer Window.

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Due to Luiz Felipe’s recent injury, which will keep him sidelined for the next few months, the Biancocelesti are in deesperate need of a reinforcement for their backline to fill in for the center-back’s absence.

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In addition to FC Barcelona’s Jean-Clair Todibo, Napoli’s Nikola Maksimović, Juventus’ Daniele Rugani, AC Milan’s Mateo Musacchio and Arsenal’s Shkodran Mustafi, they have identified the Brazilian as another potential option.

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Bruno Viana’s current contract with Braga runs until 30.06.2023 and they value the player at €10 million. As it stands, this valuation remains the only obstacle, as Lazio are trying to sign him on loan with an option to buy set at €6-7 million.