Lazio’s priority in the summer transfer window was clear: to strengthen the overall depth of the squad.
With the additions of Andreas Pereira, Vedat Muriqi, Mohamed Fares, Gonzalo Escalante, Jean-Daniel Akpa Akpro and Wesley Hoedt, coach Simone Inzaghi was handed new options across the park.
But few expected that the signing to make arguably the biggest impact of all come December would be Pepe Reina.
The veteran’s arrival was low key, as you might expect for a 38-year-old reserve goalkeeper. Continue reading