Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva in Rome to seal transfer to Lazio
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Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva has arrived in Rome ahead of a move to Serie A side Lazio.
Lucas, 30, is set to complete a €5.5 million transfer to the Italian side. He touched down on Sunday at Fiumicino Airport, where he was welcomed by cheering supporters.
The Brazil international is scheduled to have his medical exam on Monday morning, before officially signing with the club.
Lucas Leiva arriving in Rome…Safe to say the Lazio fans are VERY excited about this signing =L#BenvenutoLucas pic.twitter.com/nM2B1qPkaz— ItalianFootballTV (@IFTVofficial) July 16, 2017
“I am happy to be here,” Lucas told reporters at the airport. “I haven’t yet spoken to [manager] Simone Inzaghi.
The original version of this story which was published by ESPN can be viewed here.
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