Lazio striker set for Aston Villa move
According to reports in the Italian capital Czech striker Libor Kozak will exit Lazio on Monday and head to the Premier League by signing for Aston Villa in a deal worth €9 million to the Biancocelesti.
The 24-year-old has struggled to secure a permanent first-team place since signing for Lazio in 2008, failing to appear in any more than half the clubs league fixtures during the last three seasons and failed to register a single goal in Serie A last season.
According to Laziosiamonoi.it the Biancocelesti will receive an initial €7.5m for the Czech Republic international with the remaining €1.5m linked to bonuses dependant on his success with the English club.
Despite drawing a blank in Serie A last term Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert will be hoping that Kozak can find the form that saw him to the goalscoring charts in the Europa League last year netting 10 times in just 11 matches.
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