Lazio are still interested in signing Braga defender Bruno Viana on loan this month, according to a report from Portuguese newspaper A Bola earlier today.

The report details how Biancocelesti sporting director Igli Tare is a big fan of the 25-year-old Brazilian centre back, who is contracted to Braga until 2023.

The Roman club are thinking of signing him on a loan deal with a buy option attached, hoping to shore up Simone Inzaghi’s defense.


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The deal is slightly confusing, as Lazio only just signed Argentinian defender Mateo Musacchio from AC Milan, and would need to cut another player from their Serie A squad registration list if they wanted to include Viana.

The 25-year-old Viana has made 22 appearances across all competitions so far this season, for a total of 1757 minutes. In that time, he has scored two goals, picked up four yellow cards and helped the side keep nine clean sheets.


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