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Lazio want former Man United star as Keita replacement

Serie A By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 30/08/2017

Lazio are in need of a quick replacement of Keita Balde who has joined Monaco yesterday they have identified Valencia star Nani according to latest reports,

The 30-year-old former Manchester United star Nani is understood to have an excellent relationship with Valencia owner Peter Lim however who is reported to have assured the player he has a future at the club having arrived at Los Che last summer from Fenerbahce.

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According to Plaza Deportivo, the Serie A side wants to bring the Portugal international to Rome with La Liga side coach Marcelino believed to be open to his departure to Stadio Olimpico.

The former La Liga Champions Valencia are interested in Arsenal  Spanish striker Lucas Perez but need to sell before they can buy and the Portuguese looks to be the obvious choice.

Lazio needs to provide more width for their strikers and Keita’s departure has weakened the supply line significantly, Rome base side are in a race against time to bring in reinforcements before the transfer window shut on 31st midnight.