Rome - Lazio midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has spoken of his delight after signing an improved deal to extend his stay at the Serie A outfit.
According to an official statement from the club, the 21-year-old has signed a four-year deal which includes a 10-million euro release clause.
The Nigeria international said that he was happy to commit to the Biancocelesti, despite interest from the Premier League as well as the Bundesliga.
"I give God the glory and special thanks to everyone involved in sorting out this new deal," Onazi told BBC Sport.
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"It's important to know that your future at the club is sorted; I've always insisted that I love it here and I'm delighted to stay.
"My focus and desire is to give my best in the club colours and continue to enjoy the love and warmth of our fans.
"As a young footballer you learn every day, work tirelessly and seek to improve. I have the players, staff and the needed support to grow here," he added.The midfielder has yet to make an appearance this season, as he is still recovering from the injury he picked up at the World Cup.
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