Atletico Madrid interested in Lazio attacking midfielder Luis Alberto

Lazio attacking midfielder Luis Alberto has emerged as a surprise target for Atletico Madrid in the winter transfer window.

Atletico Madrid are interested in Lazio attacking midfielder Luis Alberto, according to the football transfer rumours in Italian media.

The Spain international has joined Lazio from Liverpool for a fee in the region of 4 million euros in August 2016. The 25-year-old has a valid contract with Lazio until June 2021.

Since his arrival from Liverpool, Luis Alberto has scored 3 goals and provided 6 assists in 14 games for Lazio in all competitions.

The Spain international has been in outstanding form for Lazio this season.

Luis Alberto has represented Spain at Under-19 and Under-21 level, winning 3 caps.

 

Luis Alberto
Luis Alberto

 

The 25-year-old will be high in demand this winter, with him having enjoyed a sublime season for Lazio this term.

The report claims that Atletico Madrid manager has extensively scouted Luis Alberto and is considering a move for the attacking midfielder.

The Atletico Madrid manager wants to continue to strengthening his squad so they’re able to compete both domestically and in the Champions League in the second part of the season.

Atletico Madrid will be desperate to make an impact in winter transfer window.

 

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The 25-year-old would be a very good addition for Atletico Madrid and they can afford him as well.

According to the report in Italian media, the Spain international has been instrumental in Lazio’s current campaign, which has seen them win the Italian Super Cup, lose only one game all season (to Napoli), sit third in Serie A and at the top of their Europa League group. Alberto has attracted interest from Liga giants Atletico Madrid and could receive a call-up for his country very soon.

It will be interesting to see whether Atletico Madrid make their move during the January transfer window.

 

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