Lazio offered veteran defender Stefan Radu a one-year contract renewal in yesterday’s meeting.

As reported by Italian radio broadcaster Radiosei (via La Lazio Siamo Noi) earlier today, the 34-year-old Romanian defender met with sporting director Igli Tare yesterday to discuss a new contract, with his current deal expiring at the end of this month.


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Simone Inzaghi’s Inter are keen to secure him on a free transfer, but Radu wants to stay in the Italian capital with his beloved Lazio and so has been waiting for the club’s offer.


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The Biancocelesti offered him a one-year deal in yesterday’s meeting, a little disappointing for the Romanian, who wanted a two-year contract.

Despite his disappointment, it’s likely that Radu will continue his storied history with the Roman club. The 34-year-old set the club’s all-time appearance record this season, which currently sits at 412, and it is set to be increased further next season as well under new coach Maurizio Sarri.


EDIT (12:16 CEST):

Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio reports that Radu has signed a two-year deal with Lazio, expiring in 2023.