Report: Lazio interested in Southampton striker Graziano Pelle

The Italian giants Lazio have joined the club interested in signing Southampton striker Graziano Pelle this summer, reports The Express.

The 29-year-old Italian has established himself at the south coast club following his £8million arrival from Feyenoord, scoring nine goals in 12 games under Ronald Koeman.

The reports from Italian newspaper has suggested that, the Serie A outfit have identified Pelle as a primary transfer target as a replacement for Miroslav Klose, who is expected to retire at the end of the season when his contract expires.

Pelle is considered as an ideal option to replace the German striker Miroslav Klose, whose future looks uncertain amid rumours of announcing a retirement or could make a move to the Premier League.