RUMOURS: Chelsea handed boost in chase for Lazio captain Biglia

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The Argentina international was in talks about extending his contract at Lazio, but has put clubs on high alert after negotiations stalled

Chelsea have been handed a major boost in their chase of Lucas Biglia as the midfielder's contract talks have broken down, according to Corriere dello Sport.

The Lazio captain was in discussions over a new deal with the Serie A club, but Biglia is reportedly unhappy with the offer from club president Claudio Lotito, and will not add to the 12 months he has left on his contract.

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Antonio Conte's side are keen on the Argentina international, but could face competition from Major League Soccer side Atlanta United in their pursuit of the 30-year-old.


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