Lazio Primavera midfielder Andrea Marino has joined Serie C side Piacenza on loan.

As announced in an official statement on Monday of this week, the 20-year-old Italian midfielder has joined the Serie C side on a season-long dry loan, where he is hoping to earn regular minutes as he continues his professional development.

The 20-year-old Marino was the captain of the Lazio Primavera squad and made 29 appearances in Primavera 1 last season, for a total of 2356 minutes. In that time, he scored four goals and provided one assist, but couldn’t help the side escape relegation.


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With the Primavera squad suffering relegation, Lazio are working to send a variety of their talented youngsters out on various loan spells in order to further their development, with youngest Raul Moro being promoted to the first team under coach Maurizio Sarri.


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Other Primavera players may leave the club in the coming weeks, with a little less than two weeks left in the transfer window.