From Strakosha to Leiva, Possibly the Last Derby della Capitale for Four Lazio Veterans

The upcoming Derby della Capitale is set to be the last for a number of Lazio players.

The derby between the Biancocelesti and Roma is one of the most hotly contested in the world and all the players feel it deeply, with the tension palpable in the streets of the Italian capital in the weeks leading up to the duel.

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As highlighted by Corriere della Sera (via LazioNews24) earlier today, four Lazio players have contracts that expire at the end of this season, making this derby against Roma possibly their last.

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Thomas Strakosha, Luiz Felipe, Patric and Lucas Leiva are the four, with the first and last the most likely to receive a new deal, although nothing concrete has occurred on this front yet.

It’s clear that Lazio plan to rejuvenate and rebuild in the squad in the upcoming summer transfer window, so the upcoming derby could be a real end to an era in the Eternal City.

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