AC Milan is preparing to sign Keita Balde Diao, Lazio talented midfielder with Keita also having expressed his intention to leave the club.

As the January transfer window opens next year, AC Milan’s coach, Vincenzo Montella, hopes to make some new additions to his squad, especially in the positions of a centre midfielder and a winger.

He has also expressed readiness to part with Carlos Bacca, in order to make sure the signing of Keita is successful.

There is a sort of strained relationship with Keita and Lazio, and during the club’s Christmas dinner recently, he had walked out at the time president Claude Lotito was getting ready to deliver his speech.

For Keita who would feature in January’s African Cup of Nations, he has been hoping for a significant increase in his pay, but it seems like Lazio will not be willing to offer him anything more than €1.5 million a season. Continue reading KEITA READY TO LEAVE LAZIO, MILAN PREPARES OFFER

Lazio Vs. Iran – Full Highlights [ Test Match 2010 ]

Full HIGHLIGHTS of the match involving the Italian club Lazio and the national crew of Iran. Date: Wednesday 21 July , 2010 Outcome: 1-1 Target Scorer: 12′ [-one] Mohammad Reza Khalatbari 79′ [-one] Mark Bresciano Post: PFDC – ITALY, Iran and SS Lazio struggled to a one-one draw in a friendly match on Wednesday night. Iran, who had to do without the somewhat injured captain Ali Karimi, took the lead in minute twelve, when a long goalkick from Mehdi Rahmati grew to become the perfect serving for Mohammad-Reza Khalatbari, who beat his marker thanks to his higher pace and smacked the ball into the net. An intriguing sport with odds on both side emerged, but it essential a large blunder by Milad Zanidpour for Lazio to stage the scoreline. 11 minutes from time the Steel Azin winger failed to apparent the ball away and accidently set up Bresciano, who converted from shut variety. Iran: Rahmati – Heydari, Aghily, J. Hosseini, Nosrati (46′ Zanidpour) – Ashoubi, Nouri – Khalatbari (83′ Rezaei) Hadadifar (71′ Mobali), Hajsafi – Nourozi (46′ Ansarifard) Lazio: Berni (60′ Bizzarri) – Biava (60′ Diakitè), Stendardo (60′ Cribari), Radu (60′ Zauri) – Pintos (60′ Scaloni), Brocchi (60′ Perpetuini), Ledesma (60′ Matuzalem), Mauri (60′ Bresciano), Del Nero (60′ Cavanda) – Rocchi (38′ Kozak), Zarate
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