Lucas Leiva Joins Lazio

Lucas Leiva happens to be the longest-serving player in Liverpool history, following his ten-year stay having joined since 2007 from Brazilian side Gremio. He featured in 345 games for The Reds, out of which 247 were English Premier League games. “Liverpool is no doubt, one of the greatest clubs in the world, and my intention had always been to use the rest of my football career here,” the 30-year old Brazilian said.

Lucas has been a direct replacement for the Argentine midfielder Lucas Biglia, who has joined AC Milan. Lazio ended their last season campaign fifth in Serie A last season and will compete in the Europa League under manager Simone Inzaghi this season. The Brazilian’s versatility equates as he was also used as a centre-back, a wing he found himself in many times during his 31 appearances last season when he was with the Reds. Continue reading Lucas Leiva Joins Lazio