Juve close on Lichtsteiner
Bianconeri agree deal with Lazio to sign the full-back
Last Updated: June 15, 2011 12:11pm
Stephan Lichtsteiner's agent says the right-back is closing in on a dream move to Juventus.
Federico Pastorello has confirmed that the Bianconeri have agreed a deal with Lazio to sign the full-back.
The in-demand Switzerland international has reportedly attracted from several leading European clubs, with Manchester City also thought to have been keen.
But Juventus appear to have won the race to land the 27-year-old, who joined Lazio from Lille in 2008 and is under contract for a further season.
Lichtsteiner: Closing on dream move to Juve
His representative Pastorello told Gazzetta dello Sport: "We have been informed that an agreement has been reached between the Bianconeri and Lazio.
"We wait to be called and put pen to paper in order for Stephan to achieve his dream."