Lazio: 'Strakosha does not have COVID-19'
26 May
2020
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Lazio: 'Strakosha does not have COVID-19' »

Lazio chief medic Ivo Pulcini has denied rumours that goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha tested positive for COVID-19. ‘That’s fake news.’ The reports emerged in local media around Rome, but proved loud enough for Pulcini to deny it in an interview with Radio Punto Nuovo. “That’s fake news and there is a lot of it about at…

Lazio and Milan lead Gotze queue
24 May
2020
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Lazio and Milan lead Gotze queue »

Lazio, Milan and Roma are among the clubs lining up after Borussia Dortmund confirmed Mario Götze is leaving as a free agent. “Mario will leave this summer,” Borussia Dortmund director general Michael Zorc told Sky Sports Deutschland on Saturday. “It’s a decision that both sides have made after discussing the situation. Mario really is a…

Lazio will let fans make their presence felt
20 May
2020
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Lazio will let fans make their presence felt »

Lazio have announced they will allow their fans to have a presence at the Stadio Olimpico when Serie A games resume – by putting their photographs on seats. The league has been locked down since March 10, but the medical protocol for group training was finally agreed this week. It’s believed this should allow fixtures…

Report: Lazio all-in for Kumbulla
18 May
2020
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Report: Lazio all-in for Kumbulla »

Lazio have reportedly gone all-in for Verona defender Marash Kumbulla but face fresh competition from Arsenal. Kumbulla has been chiefly linked with Napoli and Inter in recent weeks, but Tuttosport writes Lazio sporting director Igli Tare is ready to become acquainted with his fellow Albanian. However, it is warned they ‘above all’ face competition from…

Inspectors visit Lazio training
16 May
2020
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Inspectors visit Lazio training »

Just days after reports of illegal training routines, Lazio received a visit from FIGC inspectors and their players underwent a series of tests. There were suggestions this week that Simone Inzaghi had allowed his players to engage in a three against three match before the May 18 deadline, which would violate the lockdown orders on…

Report: Lazio have started playing three-a-side matches in training
14 May
2020
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Report: Lazio have started playing three-a-side matches in training »

Group training is scheduled to resume on Monday but the Corriere della Sera claims Lazio have already started playing 3v3 in training. The collective training has not been allowed by the current measures, but the newspaper claims Simone Inzaghi has overseen matches with three players on each side at the end of the sessions. Those…

Lazio: 'Quarantine for squad is ridiculous'
13 May
2020
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Lazio: 'Quarantine for squad is ridiculous' »

Lazio chief medic Ivo Pulcini maintains the protocol demanding the whole group quarantine for one positive COVID-19 case is ‘truly ridiculous.’ The medical protocol was confirmed today, meaning Serie A sides can resume contact training from Monday, with a plan to restart games from June 13. “Putting the whole squad and staff in quarantine if…

Matri: 'Lazio deserve Scudetto battle'
12 May
2020
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Matri: 'Lazio deserve Scudetto battle' »

Former Lazio forward Alessandro Matri has claimed the Biancocelesti ‘deserve to be in the fight for the Scudetto’. Matri, who retired from football last week, has been impressed by Simone Inzaghi’s men this campaign. The striker who contributed seven goals in 31 matches during a loan stint in 2015-16, revealed he didn’t expect such rapid…