Lazio have joined Juventus and Napoli in the race to sign Santos talent Kaio Jorge and have reached an agreement with the Brazilian side.

According to a report from Italian broadcaster Sportitalia earlier today, the 19-year-old Brazilian forward has attracted the attention of many clubs in Europe due to the potential that he’s shown with Santos.


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Lazio have reportedly reached an agreement with Santos for Kaio Jorge, with the deal costing €8 million with €4 million in add-ins.

Fellow Italian sides Juventus and Napoli are also linked with the Brazilian teenager, as well as Bayer Leverkusen and Benfica.


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Last season for Santos, Kaio Jorge made 47 appearances across all competitions, for a total of 3146 minutes. In that time, he scored nine goals and provided one assist, with five of those goals coming in the Copa Libertadores.

The 19-year-old Brazilian’s contract expires with Santos at the end of this calendar year, allowing the Biancocelesti to carry out a low-cost deal.

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