Lazio sporting director Igli Tare has refused to discount the prospect of signing David Silva on a free transfer.
Silva will leave Manchester City after the Champions League concludes, having spent a hugely successful 10 years at the Etihad Stadium.
There has been growing speculation the 34-year-old could move to Simone Inzaghi’s side, who have secured a return to the Champions League for the first time since 2007-08.
Tare claims to have mutual friends of the midfielder but appeared keen to make it clear that any prospective deal is some way off.
“He’s a great player, but I don’t know where certain stories come from,” Tare told Sky Sport Italia prior to Lazio’s 2-0 Serie A win over Brescia on Wednesday.
“I’ve heard from mutual friends that he would like to have a different experience to England, but as is often said, there’s a big difference between saying something and doing something.”
The victory over Brescia, Lazio’s third in a row after going five…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper