Day of announcements at Lazio: Baroni new coach, Luis Alberto first farewell

He kept his word. Luis Alberto already during the championship he had declared his cycle with the Lazio shirt concluded and not even Tudor’s farewell convinced him to remain in the capital: yesterday evening the news of his official move toAl-Duhail. Below is the full note: “SS Lazio informs that it has definitively sold the footballer Luis Alberto Romero Alconchel, with effect from the 2024/2025 football season, to the Al-Duhail club affiliated to the Qatar federation”.

The Spaniard entrusted his greeting to the square to Instagram: “We want to tell you a story. This is a love story. A Spanish boy from a small village in Cadiz, who at the age of 23 arrived in Rome without imagining he would become ‘The Magician’ Eight seasons wearing the Lazio shirt, eight years of passion and dedication in every match, in every training session. Over time the eternal city has become his home and the Olympic stadium his home there were difficult moments, injuries that tested his strength and defeats that hurt like wounds in the soul, but, in love as in life, there are unforgettable moments. Victories, hugs, ‘I love you’. all the affection of the Lazio fans and goals, 52 for those who, under the sky of Rome, proudly read: ‘La pelota always at Diez’. Together with his family he learned on the pitch and in life, his wife and his children are grew up carrying Lazio in their hearts and living every match with the intensity of those who know that football is not just a sport. So now, with the satisfaction of being part of Lazio’s history, he takes his leave, leaving behind beautiful memories, many friends, great teammates and an incredible fan base to which he will always say: ‘Thank you for everything and let’s go Lazio’.”

But it was also the day of an arrival, that of the new coach. With a statement published on its official website, Lazio announced that it had hired Marco Baroni as the club’s new coach until 2025. The now former Hellas Verona coach will inherit the bench vacated by Igor Tudor and, even before that, by Maurizio Sarri and he will be the one to lead the new biancoceleste cycle. Below is the club’s note: “SS Lazio announces that it has entrusted the role of First Team coach to Marco Baroni. The coach, starting from next July 1st, will join the Biancoceleste club with a multi-year contract. To Baroni welcome to the capital and best wishes for success on the part of the entire Biancoceleste family.”