Lazio goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha may need to undergo an operation to solve a knee injury, according to a report from Italian newspaper Il Messaggero (via La Lazio Siamo Noi) earlier today.

The report details how the 25-year-old Albanian shot stopper, who is contracted to the Biancocelesti until 2022, made his last appearance for the Roman club a week ago, before again leaving coach Simone Inzaghi’s squad due to a swollen knee.


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The injury could be a serious one and there’s a risk that Strakosha will need to have surgery to correct the issue, which is likely to force him to miss a large part of the second half of the season.

Strakosha has made only eight appearances across all competitions this season, for a total of 720 minutes. In that time, conceded 14 goals and kept only one clean sheet.

Spanish veteran Pepe Reina is set to play an important role for Inzaghi in the remainder of this campaign.


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