Lazio Sign Dutch Defender De Vrij

The Netherlands World Cup centre-back Stefan de Vrij has joined Italian club Lazio from feyenoord for an undisclosed fee.

The 22-year-old featured in all seven matches by the ‘Oranjes’ at the 2014 World Cup, helping coach the Louis van Gaal’s side to a third-place finish.

De Vrij said:”Lazio really proved that they wanted me and I am very happy I have made this move. I hope to become a more complete defender in Italy.”

Stefan de vrij Played in All of Holland's Matches at the World Cup.
Stefan de vrij Played in All of Holland’s Matches at the World Cup.

It was earlier expected he would reunite with his former manager at Manchester United, having being linked with a move to the Premier League giants.

The defender scored his side’s third goal in the 5-1 mauling of former champions Spain at the Arena Fonte Nova.

He made 32 league appearances for the Eredevise outfit last season and scored four goals.