Lazio Hoping Contract Renewal Talks With Luiz Felipe’s Agent Will Progress Soon

Lazio are working on renewing defender Luiz Felipe’s contract and hope things will progress soon.

As reported by Italian newspaper Corriere di Roma (via TuttoMercatoWeb) earlier today, the 24-year-old Brazilian’s contract expires with the Biancocelesti next year in 2022, and the Roman club want to tie him down to a new deal, with coach Maurizio Sarri wanting him in his starting XI.

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In a recent press conference in Auronzo di Cadore, Luiz Felipe highlighted his desire to stay with Lazio for many more years and so the Biancocelesti are hoping that talks will start to progress soon, ensuring that the Brazilian defender will remain a core part of Sarri’s project at the club.

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The 24-year-old Luiz Felipe, who signed for Lazio in 2016, made 14 Serie A appearances last season, for a total of 910 minutes. He suffered an ankle injury in a pre-season friendly last year which required surgery, forcing him to miss almost four months of action.

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