The visitors have kept clean sheets at free-scoring leaders Napoli and Milan, as well as shutting out Roma and Inter on their own patch, and backing them to keep Lazio
at bay also appeals.
United are watching developments closely and Lazio
believe De Vrij (below) has an offer in place, which is why they have ended talks on a new deal.
After that Lazio
rallied and kept up the pressure, but failed to press home a better attack.
This is so close to call but I reckon Lazio
will have enough to bounce back from the derby and beat Sampdoria.
The suggestion that the Senegal international has not been offered a new deal with the Rome-based side was swiftly rejected by Lazio
who claim the winger, who scored 16 goals and provided three assists in Serie A last year, has been offered new deals in each of the last two seasons.
There are claims in Italy that Fabrizio Ferrari is on Tyneside to try and secure a move to Lazio
after agreeing terms with the player.
fans were attacked by Legia supporters who broke into the hotel where the Italians were staying, according to daily (http://www.
The result in Cyprus will be of little comfort for Lazio
coach Vladimir Petkovic, whose side went into the game looking to end a four-match winless run in all competitions.
Charges relate to the alleged racist behaviour of Lazio
supporters during the Italian club's 0-0 UEFA Europa League Group J draw against Tottenham Hotspur FC in Rome on 22 November 2012.
The Geordie earned a reputation as the most talented English player of his generation during spells at Spurs and Lazio
, the industry association for the Lazio
region of Italy, has opened a Centre of Excellence Showroom at the Khoday's Commerce Centre in Bangalore.
Macheda's achievement was of little consolation to Lazio
, who were left angry after United snatched away the star prospect from their youth academy in September 2007.