Official: Lazio Midfielder Sofian Kiyine Has Transferred to Venezia

By Apollo Heyes -

Lazio midfielder Sofian Kiyine has officially transferred to fellow Serie A side Venezia.

As announced in an official statement last night, the 23-year-old Moroccan midfielder has joined the newly promoted side on a loan deal which contains a conditional obligation to buy clause, linked to sporting results.

The 23-year-old Kiyine signed for Lazio in 2019 from Chievo Verona in a deal worth around €1.5 million. He was immediately loaned out to Salernitana and never made an appearance for the Biancocelesti in his two years contracted to the club.

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In his two years on loan with Salernitana, Kiyine made 72 appearances across all competitions, for a total of 5034 minutes. In that time, he scored 13 goals and provided 17 assists.

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Considering that Kiyine’s loan contains a conditional obligation to buy clause, there’s a chance that he’ll return to Lazio next summer.

The Biancocelesti are working on selling a variety of unneeded fringe players and need to close out a few deals today, with the transfer window set to close tonight.

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