Leicester face losing out to Lazio for £8m-rated strike target

first_img Gianluca Lapadula [right] 1 Lazio are confident of beating Leicester City to the signing of Pescara star Gianluca Lapadula.The striker is being chased by lots of clubs this summer after bagging 24 goals in Serie B last season.The 26-year-old, who has been dubbed the Italian Jamie Vardy, is being closely monitored by Leicester as they look to bolster their attacking options.However, according to La Repubblica, Lazio are growing increasingly confident that they will win the race for Lapadula.The club’s president, Claudio Lotito, has already held meetings with Pescara and more talks are scheduled to take place in the next 10 days.Pescara are currently holding out for around a fee of £8m for Lapadula, but Lazio are hoping to half that amount by offering Brayan Perea as a makeweight in the deal.last_img

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