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Italian job for former Spurs striker

Former Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente is set for a move to Serie A, but has a choice as to where to go, with four clubs interested in signing him.

The 34-year old has been without a club since being released by Spurs at the end of last season, and has spent the summer considering his options, one of which was to return to the North London side on substantially reduced terms on the £100,000 a week he had been earning with them last season.

Now though he is closing in on a move to Italy, with Lazio, who want him to act as back-up to strikers Ciro Immobile and Felipe Caicedo, the favourites to sign him.

However, they face competition from Fiorentina, Inter Milan and Napoli.

The former Swansea City striker spent three seasons previously with Juventus with whom he whom he won three consecutive Serie A titles, scoring 23 goals in 66 appearances.

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