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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 ilmessaggero.it 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.

Lazio has placed an incredible price of € 150 million on midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic amidst interest from Manchester United. The Red Devils are reportedly ready to make a move for the Serbian midfielder, who has caught the attention of several top European clubs in the last 12 months.

Lucas Leiva has revealed that his move to Lazio was initiated by “the need for a new challenge” but also confessed that he was very close to a move to Inter Milan in the past.

The former Liverpool stalwart who spent a decade at Anfield was bought by the Serie A club in the summer a season a replacement for Lucas Biglia but he then implied that he would have played in Italian football had Roberto Mancini had his way when he was a manager at Inter Milan.

Serie A giant Inter Milan embarrassed Cagliari when both sides met in the league. Inter put up a spirited second half display on Monday to end the game 5-1. Inter demolished the Sardinians at the Stadio Sant’Elia with Ever Banega, Ivan Perisic and Mauro Icardi contributing the goals.

Inter have been focused on changing their fortunes in the league after several mishaps on the way. They are now vying for the Europa League spot alongside Atalanta.

The first twenty minutes was quite competitive for both sides until the hosts chickened out of the clash. Inter took advantage, an impressive Banega connected with Perisic to get the opener. They did not rest on their oars as they found another within minutes as Banega curled his effort in.

Lazio returned to winning ways in the Italian Serie A after a brilliant 6-2 win over Pescara.


The victory is undoubtedly made possible as a result of managing a 1-2 win over Inter Milan a few days ago. Simone Inzaghi watched his team secure this crucial victory in the Coppa Italia to erase the memories of back-to-back losses in the league. Prior to this game, Lazio were defeated 2-0 by Juventus and 1-0 by Chievo. These were massive setbacks for the team in the hopes of finishing in the top three. Qualifying for the Champions League is now extremely important for the club, as they do not want to see the likes of Inter Milan and AC Milan recovering their former glory days.

Simone Inzaghi at the club’s Christmas dinner this week claimed Lazio was doing well though he admitted that there was difficulty en route. Inzaghi said he knows the challenges, having been around for 17 years considering his time as a player before he became the coach.

“We’re getting good results and I share that success with everyone from the club, doctors, kit saff and of course the players. This summer when I accepted the challenge, I knew it would be difficult.

“We’re happy right now because we’re doing well, but the difficult part is coming up. I have faith, because I can sense the confidence and enthusiasm from the first to the last. I have been here for 17 years, so I know the challenges.

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