The Senegal international has joined Lazio from Barcelona for a fee in the region of 300,000 euros in July 2011. The 22-year-old has a valid contract with Lazio until June 2018.
Keita has played 137 times for Lazio since signing from Barcelona, scoring 31 goals and creating 27 assists in that time.
The Senegal international has been in outstanding form for Lazio last season.
As a member of Senegal national football team, Keita Baldé Diao has won 12 caps and has scored 3 goals.
Luciano Spalletti wants to sign a new forward this summer and Keita Baldé Diao is one of the names at the top of his wishlist.
Keita Baldé Diao has been long term target of Luciano Spalletti as the manager look to bolster his attacking options for the next season.
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Luciano Spalletti will reportedly be handed a huge transfer kitty this summer and the Lazio forward is thought to be among the manager’s priorities. Inter are desperate to make an impact in this summer transfer window.
According to the report in Italian Media, Inter agreed a 22 million euros fee with Lazio for the Senegal international. Keita Baldé Diao will get five-year contract worth around 3 million euros per season plus bonuses.
Having signed Keita for 300,000 euros in the summer of 2011, to make a 20-22 million euros profit on the 22-year-old who, without question, will be fantastic for Lazio is a good deal all round.