Lazio midfielder Lucas Leiva is in line to start the Genoa game in the Italian Serie A this weekend. This is according to recent publication from the stables of Italian media outlet La Lazio SiamoNoi. It was revealed that Lucas Leiva and Francesco Acerbi will start against Genoa after their availability was confirmed during Lazio's training session on Wednesday. Lazio will play Genoa in their first league game of the new year this weekend and the duo of Francesco Acerbi and Lucas Leiva are expected to take their place in the Lazio starting line-up for the game as Lazio attempt to close the gap on the leading pack in the Italian top flight this season.

Brazilian midfielder Lucas Leiva and Italian defender Francesco Acerbi had both been struggling with muscle injuries but they have recovered to take their place in the Lazio squad for the Genoa game in what's some sort of good news for Lazio manager Simone Inzaghi who would be without a lot of his players for the first game of the year. The trio of Marco Parolo, Mohamed Fares and Joaquin Correa were all missing in the Lazio training on Wednesday as they continue to recuperate from their respective injuries.


Lazio midfielder Lucas Leiva is thrilled to be part of the team that made Champions League history on Tuesday night following their Group F meeting with Belgian team Club Brugge. The game was the final one in their group and Lazio needed at least a draw to secure their place in the last 16 of the Champions League. In the end, they got the draw they needed at home to the Belgians after a 2-2 draw with the opposition who finished the game with a man down.
Ex-Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva expressed his delight at the Champions League feat achieved by his team during his post-match reaction to the Club Brugge match. His post-match comments were revealed by Italian outlet La Lazio SiamoNoi. According to him, the feat of Lazio qualifying for the Champions League knockout stage for the first time in 20 years is a medal for the current squad.

Lazio were not at their best during the Champions League home game with 10-man Club Brugge but they were still able to get the result needed. Club Brugge had Eduard Sobol sent off towards the end of the first half after two yellow cards. Ukrainian defender Sobol is on loan at Club Brugge from Shakthar Donetsk FC of Ukraine. At that point, Lazio were 2-1 ahead of their opponents. Lazio took the lead through Joaquin Correa on 12 minutes before Dutch midfielder Ruud Vormerequalised for Club Brugge three minutes down the line.


Merseyside outfit Liverpool Football Club have decided to part ways with their old-time training ground Melwood ahead of a switch to Kirkby, their new facility.

The Reds have made use of the Melwood ground which is located in West Derby since as long as the early 1950s. The ground is one that is held close to the heart of a couple of former players that have donned the Liverpool shirt in the past.

Ghanaian football legend Michael Essien has named the best manager he had during his illustrious football career

Ghanaian football legend Michael Essien has named the best manager he had during his illustrious football career. In a chat with TalkSport earlier this month, the former Blues midfielder talked about the manager he enjoyed playing for the most.

Michael Essien churned out impressive performances for some of the best managers in the world during his playing career before he took the role of a player/coachat Danish topflight club Nordsjaellandearlier this year. The 37-year-old was previously at Azerbaijani club Sabailfor the whole of last season

Lazio remain confident of winning the title in Italy

Lazio is the team that is capable of taking away the Serie A title from Juventus. The club will be able to win the title after waiting for it nearly two decades. They are currently on the second position of the table with 62 points and their match on Wednesday is important on their streak to the title. With the loss, they will be unable to bring out the pressure in Juventus.

The match against Atlanta on Wednesday is their first match after the three-month-long break from coronavirus and their last match was on February 29.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito has been looking forward to different ways to motivate the team. He has designed the shirts of the team is similar to the ones in 2000 the year which they won the Serie A title. This is one of the best chances that Lazio has got after nearly twenty years of waiting for the title.

Lucas Leiva had a major influence on the current Liverpool era of Klopp

Lucas Leiva walked in the same path as Jordan Henderson but walked out of without the glory of the title win. Liverpool has one of the best fanbases who has supported them throughout all these years. But sometimes the fans could have certain dislike towards some players. Jordan Henderson and Lucas Leiva are the players who belonged to this category.

Ancelotti interested in signing Lazio striker Ciro Immobile

Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti is looking forward to sign Lazio striker Ciro Immobile to their team in the upcoming transfer window. The player has been exceptional in the season by scoring 34 goals by appearing in 35 games. He is ahead of Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo for three goals and the club has a few matches left to play in the current season of Serie A.

Lazio sporting director confirm club made an attempt to sign Giroud

Lazio sporting director Igli Tare has confirmed that the club failed with an attempt to sign Olivier Giroud during the last transfer window. The France international was fancied to leave the Blues at the midway stage of the campaign due to the lack of first-team football but he eventually stayed put with the west London giants.

Lucas Leiva not regretting switch to Lazio

Lucas Leiva does not regret his decision of leaving Liverpool to join the Italian club Lazio. He says that he has not been happy at the club which he has been a part for nearly a decade. He has played 346 games for the club as a defender and, in 2017, he transferred to Lazio when an opportunity opened up for him. He has also been the part of Brazil National Team where he had made 24 appearances.

Ciro Immobile hoping to achieve Serie A goalscoring record

Lazio striker Ciro Immobile is looking forward to the final phase of the season where he has the chance of becoming the highest goalscorer in a single Serie A campaign. Gonzalo Higuain currently holds the record with 36 goals in a single season and Immobile is not far off from the tally, having netted 27 times in the league.