Lazio have introduced the signing of Nani on a season-long mortgage from Valencia, with the Serie A membership acquiring the choice to make the transfer everlasting in 2018.
Portugal worldwide Nani arrived at Rome’s Ciampino airport on Thursday morning and handed his medical examination on the Paideia Clinic.
The previous Manchester United winger joined the Biancocelesti forward of the switch deadline after only one season with Valencia, for whom he made 25 appearances and scored 5 objectives.
Each the Serie A and La Liga membership confirmed the deal, with Valencia writing in a press release on their web site: “Valencia CF have reached an settlement this Thursday with SS Lazio for the mortgage of Luis Carlos Almeida da Cunha ‘Nani’ for one season. The Italian membership can have the choice to purchase the Portuguese footballer on the finish of the mortgage interval.”
Valencia have been eager to dump Nani due to the 30-year-old’s excessive wages of €2 million web per season. He was underneath contract there for 2 extra seasons, and managed 25 league appearances final season, 22 as a starter, scoring 5 objectives and organising seven extra, regardless of spending two months sidelined with a thigh damage.
— S.S.Lazio (@OfficialSSLazio) August 31, 2017
Nani’s final aim for Manchester United got here in September 2012, after which he made solely a handful of appearances for the Pink Devils earlier than shifting to Portugal on mortgage in 2014 and to Turkey on a everlasting deal in 2015.
After scoring seven objectives in 27 video games for Sporting Lisbon, he scored eight in 28 outings for Fenerbahce. Valencia then signed Nani from the Turkish giants final summer season after paying his €eight.5m launch clause.
Nani was reluctant to go away Valencia this summer season however the Euro 2016 winner has now agreed to hitch the Rome-based membership in what might be his first expertise in Italy and his fifth league following stints in Portugal, England, Turkey and Spain.
He was not included in Portugal’s squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers in opposition to Faroe Islands and Hungary.