Reports have emerged claiming that Lazio are chasing Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen.
Sport reported that Lazio are launching a bid for the Belgium international.
Lazio president Claudio Lotito and sports chief Igli Tare are actively chasing the former Arsenal defender this month.
The Rome club hope to do business for €6-8 million.
Vermaelen, now fully fit, has battled for a regular start this season at Barca.