Reports – Lazio begin talks with Liverpool defender

first_img1 Lazio are set to enter talks with Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho, according to reports in Italy.The French international’s agent is due to meet with the Serie A side’s hierarchy this week in the hope a deal can be thrashed out between the two clubs before the start of the season.Sakho, who joined the Kop club from Paris Saint-Germain in 2013, has struggled to adapt to life in the Premier League but Brendan Rodgers is reportedly keen to keep hold of the 25-year-old.It has been revealed by Italian news outlet La Lazio Siamo Noi that Stefano Pioli’s side want to sign Sakho initially on loan, with a view to a permanent switch at the end of next season.Sakho is contracted to Anfield until 2017 but could be persuaded to leave the Merseysiders for regular first-team football next term. Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho last_img read more