Manchester United star Robin van Persie is said to be close on completing a move to Lazio, according to reports from the Metro.
The 31-year-old was tipped for a departure after he alerted a number of Serie A clubs when he hinted that he wanted more playing time in the upcoming campaign.
Van Persie was also linked with a move to Juventus in recent weeks, but with Lazio believed to be closing in on an £11million offer, manager Louis van Gaal may decide to cash in on the Netherlands international.
He is seen as a potential replacement for German striker Miroslav Klose at the Italian club and may actually accept a move given that United are currently in the market for another striker.
The Red Devils have been linked with a transfer for Real Madrid star Karim Benzema in recent weeks, meaning that if he arrives at Old Trafford, the Dutchman’s place in the squad will be under heavy threat.