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Lazio defender Stefan Radu has announced his intention to retire at the end of the new season. The Romanian defender talked about his retirement next year in a chat with the Lazio Style Channel.

Lazio have leapfrogged city rivals AS Roma into fifth spot on the Italian Serie A log after the 2-0 win at home to Sampdoria last weekend. Fifth spot is the only spot good for the Europa League next season from the Italian Serie A and Lazio are now in pole position to take the spot following their win over Sampdoria. Sixth spot is not good for the Europa League in the Italian Serie A with recipient dropping into the Europa Conference League.

As the summer transfer window was still active, English Premier League giants Manchester United were getting very active in the market and after working hard to acquire the signings of world-class players in the past few weeks, they realized that they also had to let some of their players to leave the club.

There were a couple of names linked with summer exits away from Old Trafford and the list included Jesse Lingard, Juan Mata, Nemanja Matic, Donny van de Beek Eric Bailly, Phil Jones, and Andreas Pereira. Pereira particularly made headlines as he was ways set for a transfer away from the Red Devils before the end of the transfer window and he did get his move in the end.

Lazio have set their sights on a return to winning ways ahead of their trip to face Benevento in one of the early games of matchday 12 in the Italian topflight this term. Lazio are playing catch up on the other title contenders this season and they have their work cut out if they want to close the gap on the other big teams on the Italian Serie A standings after the shock loss to Hellas Verona at home. Lazio were beaten 2-1 at home by their opponents in one of the most surprising results in the league in recent times.

The away win over Lazio ensured that Hellas Verona move ahead of the capital club on the league standings. They move ahead of Lazio who have already lost four times in just 11 league games this season. Hellas Verona are up to seventh spot from eighth spot with 19 points, while Lazio are in ninth on the log after falling two places below their previous seventh spot due to the away loss at home to Verona.

Manchester United backup goalie Sergio Romero reportedly wants to leave this summer. With Dean Henderson not going out anymore due to his fine performance for Sheffield United last term, there would be three top choices to pick from and Romero doesn’t like his odds.

Per the report, following the return of Dean Henderson from Sheffield United, Romero will go further down the pecking order. Henderson is expected to be the no 2 behind David De Gea and Henderson has also been given the assurance that he will be given a fair chance to fight for the number 1 shirt with De Gea. Romero will not leave for free as the Red Devils are searching for between £8-10 million for his services.

Lazio has announced that they have extended the contract of the manager Simone Inzaghi. The Italian manager will be available for the club till June 2021 and will work for them and guide players. He was with the club for over 20 years and has created legends for Lazio. According to Igli Tare, the sporting director of Lazio, he has some unfinished business left with Lazio and will be available to them till 2021.

Now, the club is gearing up to add some new names in the squad after the extension of their coach. The first name in the list is Manuel Lazzari of Spal, who is also a target for Inter and Napoli. Also, the name of Anderlecht midfielder Peter Zulj has come up for Lazio. He is an Austrian midfielder who plays for Belgian Pro League club Anderlecht. He is valued at €5 million and is believed to get signed by Igli Tare, the sporting director of Lazio who has also signed Milinkovic-Savic from Belgium. Also, the name Daniel James came up for Lazio who was being picked by the club but he signed a deal of €21 million with Manchester United of.

Simone Inzaghi couldn’t allow a celebration for himself right away. The derby of Rome had been 12 minuted old when Robin Olsen had been rounded by Felipe Caicedo and has scored the opening goal at Stadio Olimpico. Even though the forward hurdled the hoardings of advertisements and rushed to the nearest official for double-checking that the strike is going to stand.

Every goal that is scored in Serie A is going to be reviewed by the VAR booth automatically. They have seen many high-profile reversals. Inzaghi has always been an opponent who is vocal about the technology in previous times and he has contented the fact that it takes away the emotion from football.

When the first half of 2018-19 season came to an end in December, it was time for clubs to sit back and evaluate their performances. The first matches of that part of the year were 19 in total and it showed Napoli and Juventus having gained the first and second positions of the league. The remaining positions in the European championship were free and up for grabs. The eight clubs were on for the race, Lazio, Roma, Milan, Florentina, Inter, Sampdoria, Torino, and Atalanta. These clubs remain eligible to fill spots in Europa and Champions League that are top rungs for Italian football.

The transfer window that opened up in January from 3rd of the month saw each team’s management faced with the task of having to make the right decisions for their respective squads. Lazio was in 4th position in that window. He finally won the relegation race to remain in place in the Champions League. This decision was reached on Monday. The score that Felipe Caicedo achieved help to level the points of Lazio and he has now placed a point behind AC Milan who is fourth in place.

Nine-man Lazio tumbled to a 4-1 defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt after two goals from Danny Da Costa and further strikes by Filip Kostic and Luka Jovic held the German club on top of Group H. Lazio had settled through Marco Parolo, but then had Dusan Basta and Joaquin Correa sent out before the hour mark. AC Milan slipped back after signing up early to send Olympiakos 3-1 to San Siro in the Europa League Group F.

Miguel Guerrero grabbed a guinea pig for the visitors only for the Italian giants to drive crazy with a jacket by Patrick Cutrone and one from Gonzalo Higuain. Bayer Leverkusen fought back from a goal down to seal a 4-2 victory over AEK Larnaca at BayArena. Bundesliga outfit swatted aside their poor domestic form to overtake Ivan Trickovsky's opening through strikes by Kai Havertz, Lucas Alario (two) and Julian Brandt, with Dimitris Raspas climbing a second for the Cypriots.

Lazio, the Serie A Italian club, is working round the clock to pry away Alex Iwobi who is the Super Eagles youngster from Arsenal, part of the club. The news outlet issued the news where they stated that Lazio has lined up this move for the 22-year-old as well as his teammate from the Gunners, Lucas Perez. They are also considering options such as Joaquin Correa of Sevilla’s as well as Angel Correa from Atletico Madrid.

The recruitment plans of Lazio involve recruiting the Nigerian who would become a replacement player for Felipe Anderson; the latter has left this summer to join the Premier League club, West Ham. The club transfer fees for his transfer is 36 million pounds.


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