Panathinaikos in talks with Lazio for Djibril Cisse

Greek club admit they need to sell players, and French striker seems destined for Italian move this summer
Panathinaikos vice-president Dimitris Gontikas has revealed talks are taking place with Lazio for the transfer of Djibril Cisse.

The 29-year-old Frenchman was linked with a move to the Italian capital on Tuesday when reports claimed he was set for Serie A football.

And Gontikas has now confirmed the former Liverpool man may be leaving Athens.

"There are talks with Lazio. We know it will be hard losing Djibril, but Panathinaikos cannot move forward without selling some of their players," he is quoted as saying by Il Corriere dello Sport.

Meanwhile, Lazio president Claudio Lotito has told Juventus they will have to stump up the cash for Stephan Lichtsteiner.

"If Juventus want him then they will have to pay €12 million," he told the press.

Reports claim the Turin giants are offering €10m.

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