Lazio Serious About River Plate’s Palavecino but Legal Issues May Prove Problematic

Lazio have opened talks with Agustín Palavecino’s agent but legal issues may force the Roman club to look elsewhere.

The 25-year-old Argentinian forward had a great season in Argentina with River Plate last campaign, scoring four goals and providing seven assists in 22 Liga Professional appearances last season.

He is an electric and technical attacking midfielder with a good creative vision.

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As reported by Corriere dello Sport (via LazioNews24), Lazio have started talks with Palavecino’s agent Matias Sabbag and they are serious about the 25-year-old, but there is a legal issue surrounding the player which may prove problematic.

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His former club Deportivo Cali have turned to FIFA after claiming that River failed to pay the final 30% of his transfer costs, despite the fact that the required number of appearances to trigger payment was met back in November.

Lazio sporting director Igli Tare is incredibly keen on Palavecino and he is ready to make an offer, but he will have to wait to make a move due to this legal concern.

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