Lazio striker Ciro Immobile is officially the Biancocelesti’s new captain, following on from the departures of Senad Lulic and Marco Parolo.

As reported by Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport (via LazioNews24) earlier today, the 31-year-old Italian forward already wore the captain’s armband often last season, but was not officially the captain, with Bosnian veteran Lulic holding that title.


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The 35-year-old’s departure alongside Parolo means that Immobile is now free to officially become the squad’s new captain, being even more of a leader to the team now.


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Immobile, who is contracted to the Roman club until 2025, has been one of the key men in the Lazio squad since his arrival in 2016. He has won two Capocannoniere awards in these five years and his 36 league goals last season also saw him win the European Golden Boot.

This season, the 31-year-old Immobile scored 25 goals and provided eight assists in 40 games across Serie A and the Champions League.