AC Milan defender Mateo Musacchio has completed his medicals with Lazio ahead of signing a six-month contract, according to a report from Italian media outlet La Lazio Siamo Noi earlier today.

The report details how the Biancocelesti will be signing the 30-year-old Argentinian defender on a six-month contract with an option for two years linked to appearances and other objectives.

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He is a short term replacement for Brazilian defender Luiz Felipe, who is recovering from serious ankle surgery that will keep him side-lined for at least two months.

Musacchio completed his medicals with Lazio earlier today and the announcement regarding his signing his expected at some point today.

The 30-year-old defender was content about the move, saying:

I’m happy to be here.

Last season, Musacchio made 18 appearances across all competitions for the Rossoneri, for a total of 1466 minutes. In that time, he picked up four yellow cards and helped the team keep five clean sheets.

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