Leicester City keen on Luis Alberto
Luis Alberto is a target for Leicester.
According to the football transfer rumours in British media, Leicester City are keen on Lazio midfielder Luis Alberto.
The 29-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.
The Spain international joined Lazio from Liverpool for a fee in the region of 4 million euros in August 2016. His contract expires in the summer of 2025.
The midfielder has banged in one goal and provided three assists in 7 matches this term on all fronts.
The 29-year-old is considered to be one of the best midfielders in Spain. As a member of Spain national football team, Alberto won one cap.
The Spain international has been in impressive form for Lazio in the last two seasons and it looks like he caught the eye of many European clubs including Leicester City.
Brendan Rodgers wants to sign a new midfielder and Alberto is one of the names at the top of his wishlist.
Luis Alberto is a long-term target of Leicester and could be a decent addition for Brendan Rodgers’ side.
There is no doubt that Alberto will take Leicester City’s midfield to a different level. He has the quality and the experience to make an immediate impact.
According to the report, “Leicester City are showing a serious interest in ex-Liverpool star Luis Alberto. According to Spanish outlet Fichajes, the Foxes are very keen on signing the Lazio midfielder in the coming summer transfer window. Foxes boss Brendan Rodgers is very impressed with what he has seen from Alberto in recent months. Alberto is a Sevilla youth academy product who signed for Liverpool in 2013. He struggled at Merseyside, managing 12 senior appearances for the Reds and having loan spells at Malaga and Deportivo in Spain. He left for Lazio in 2016 and has not looked back, finding his best form in Serie A over the past five years.”
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The Italian giants are not in a position where they need to sell and would like to keep hold of the midfielder, but right offer may force the club to consider a deal.
Luis Alberto ideal fit for Leicester City?
Signing the 29-year-old would be a masterstroke from Rodgers.
Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Leicester.
It will be interesting to see what happens when Leicester come calling for Alberto next summer.
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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.