There has been numerous defenders linked with Lazio in past few months.
According to the football transfer rumours in British media, Lazio are eyeing move for Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren.
The 30-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.
Liverpool spent 25.3 million euros to sign the Croatia international from Southampton in the summer of 2014. The 30-year-old has a valid contract with Liverpool until June 2021.
Lovren made 184 appearances across all competitions for Liverpool, scoring 8 goals and supplying 5 assists in return.
The 30-year-old is considered to be one of the best defenders in Croatia.
His record for Croatia is also impressive. Lovren has scored 3 goals in 57 matches for Croatia at senior level.
Dejan Lovren is out of the picture at Liverpool, which has opened the door for a potential exit.
The Lazio manager is in the market for a new defender. The Croatia international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of defensive player Simone Inzaghi wants to target in the summer transfer window.
Lazio are desperate to make an impact in the summer transfer window.
Dejan Lovren would provide a good variety to Lazio’s defense.
According to the report, “Liverpool are prepared to slash their valuation for Dejan Lovren to sell the defender this summer. Gazzetta dello Sport says Lovren continues to be linked with a move away from Anfield this summer with Serie A side Lazio joining the race to sign the centre-back. Lovren is not likely to extend his current deal that runs out in June 2021 – and Premier League clubs Arsenal and Tottenham have previously expressed an interest in the Croatian. Lazio were unwilling to meet Lovren’s €20m price tag – but Liverpool’s asking price has now dropped, meaning their interest could be renewed.”
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Lazio will have to come up with the right proposal to convince Lovren to join the club.
Undoubtedly he would be a fantastic recruit for Lazio.
It will be interesting to see what happens when Lazio come calling for Lovren this summer.
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