Category Archives: The Scout

Joaquin Correa, Designed by Sam WIlson

Joaquin Correa: Lazio’s new offensive threat

Introduction Joaquin Correa arrived in Rome for €15 million this summer after spending a couple of years honing his craft with Sevilla. Since his arrival he has become one of Simone Inzaghi’s favorites, featuring in 17 league games so far helping to fill the gap

Thomas Strakosha, Designed by Sam WIlson

Thomas Strakosha: Lazio’s saving grace

Background A Greek-born Albanian, Thomas Strakosha has been one of the highlights and rising stars of Lazio over the course of the last few seasons. The son of goalkeeper Fotaq Strakosha, the footballer started his career with Greek side Panionios in 2011 and after just one

Luis Alberto, Designed by Sam Wilson

Luis Alberto: the magician of Rome

Guest Author: Gregory Caltabanis Introduction to Luis Alberto Since making the switch to Italy, Lazio playmaker Luis Alberto has been able to take the next step in his career and establish into a creative force in the final third. The Spaniard has proven equally capable

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Designed by Sam Wilson

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic: the Serbian powerhouse

It is fair to say that Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has caught the eye of many over the past year. When we first released this profile, back in March, Sergej was starting to be noticed by some of the biggest clubs in Europe and the Serb nearly left

Francesco Acerbi, Designed by Sam Wilson

Francesco Acerbi: the Italian lion

After Stefan de Vrij’s free transfer to Inter at the end of the 2017/18 season Lazio were left with a massive void to fill in the center of defense. A starting defender, Lazio were in deep trouble if they were unable to sign a defender

Marco Parolo

Marco Parolo: Lazio’s midfield gladiator

“What we do in life, echoes in eternity.” Those are the words uttered by Russell Crowe’s Maximus Decimus Meridius in Ridley Scott’s Ancient Roman epic Gladiator. Maximus overcomes adversity and strife to take revenge for the death of his family. Although I am yet to

Senad Lulic

Senad Lulic: Lazio’s captain fantastic

Many words are synonymous with Lazio: Biancocelesti, Aquile, Olimpico and Aquilotti can make many think of the beautiful team in light blue. However, one which may mean more to many a Laziale than any of these other words is ‘Lulić’. Lazio’s Bosnian captain is a

Stefan Radu, Designed by Sam Wilson

Stefan Radu: Lazio’s Romanian veteran

PREVIEW Passionate, loyal, consistent, solid. All of these words describe Lazio’s most capped currently active player, Stefan Radu. Radu is an unsung hero and a left-sided defender who rarely has a bad game. Since arriving at Lazio in January of 2008, the Romanian international has

Lucas Leiva, Designed by Sam Wilson

Lucas Leiva: the midfield guardian

Often in football, there are certain players who do not get as much media attention as other players, yet their importance to their team is undeniable. Brazilian midfielder Lucas Leiva is one of those individuals. After spending some time at Gremio and Liverpool, Leiva joined Lazio

12 Players of Christmas: Riza Durmisi

Riza Durmisi: An unlucky but optimistic start to life at Lazio

Riza Durmisi signed for Lazio from La Liga outfit Real Betis in the summer, becoming the Biancocelesti’s first signing in what was a reasonably active and successful transfer window. Since joining, the Danish-Albanian is yet to start in Serie A for Lazio but has started