Profile: Claudio Lotito
- Date of Birth: 9 May 1957
- Birthplace: Rome, Rome, Italy
Ex-Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio rejects talk of Lazio return
Paolo Di Canio would not consider succeeding Vladimir Petkovic as Lazio coach due to his fractious relationship with chairman Claudio Lotito.
Italian outfit Lazio are reportedly willing to allow the sale of star midfielder Hernanes in the winter transfer window, if a club matches their £15m evaluation for the player.
Man Utd's efforts to sign Italian winger Antonio Candreva appear to have failed as the player's club Lazio have announced that the 26-year-old is not for sale. The Italy international is staying put as he is not for sale at any price.
Claudio Lotito, Lazio's president, has remained quiet on talk that he might make a move for England and Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard. The Italian club are believed to be keen to sign the midfielder on a two year deal.
Real Madrid are leading the race to sign Lazio defender Aleksandar Kolarov, according to a report in Italy. Jose Mourinho is chasing a new full back and Kolarov is on his wish list.
Mauro Zarate has made his loan move to Italian club Lazio permanent after the club agreed with his terms before Saturday's match against Inter Milan.
Former Birmingham City striker Mauro Zarate has joined Serie A hopefuls Lazio on a deal worth an estimated £13.5 million over three years. There was apparently some interest in the Argentinian from a number of Premiership clubs.