Lazio will look to sign Valencia winger Nani

Valencia winger Nani has emerged as a surprise target for Lazio in the last days of the summer transfer window.

According to the football transfer rumours in Italian Media (Gianluca Di Marzio), Lazio will look to sign Valencia winger Nani.

The Portugal international has joined Valencia from Fenerbahce for a fee in the region of 9 million euros in July 2016. The 30-year-old has a valid contract with Valencia until June 2019.

Nani has played 26 times for Valencia since signing from Fenerbahce, scoring 5 goals and creating 8 assists in that time.

The 30-year-old is considered to be one of the best wingers in Portugal.

As a member of Portugal national football team, Nani has won 112 caps and has scored 24 goals.

 

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Nani

 

Nani is high in demand this summer, with him having enjoyed a sublime season for Valencia last term.

Simone Inzaghi wants to sign a new winger this summer and Nani is one of the names at the top of his wishlist.

The Portugal international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of attacking player Simone Inzaghi wants to target in the summer transfer window.

Simone Inzaghi is a long term admirer of Nani and believes he can get the most out of the Portugal international.

 

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Lazio are in the market for just a handful of statement signings this summer who can improve the first-team.

According to the report in Italian Media, the Portugal international would be a versatile addition for the Lazio, having featured at left wing and in a right wing role.

How strong that interest is and whether Lazio will make a summer move remains to be seen but it is certainly one worth keeping an eye on.

 

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