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Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva in Rome to seal transfer to Lazio

Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva in Rome to seal transfer to Lazio
From ESPN - July 16, 2017

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 #BenvenutoLucas pic.twitter.com/nM2B1qPkaz

ItalianFootballTV (@IFTVofficial) July 16, 2017

"I am happy to be here," Lucas told reporters at the airport. "I have not yet spoken to [manager] Simone Inzaghi.

"Forza Lazio!"

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