Zarate interest mounts

20 April 2009 09:03
Mauro Zarate's brother has confirmed that two British clubs have made contact about him. Sergio Zarate, who works as one of the agents for his brother, has confirmed a number of clubs are asking about the Argentine. Zarate is well known within England have spent the latter part of last season loan at Birmingham. Zarate is currently on a season-long loan at Lazio from Qatarian side Al Sadd and they have until the end of this month to finalise a permanent deal. The player and his agent's have insisted that he wants to stay in Rome - but a host of clubs are now looking at his situation. Both Liverpool and Manchester City are being strongly linked and Sergio Zarate admits the interest is growing. "I can not say what which clubs, I can only say that two Italians, two Spaniards, two British and one German," he told Calciomercato. "They made the first phone call, I have answered them all the same thing: 'Until April 30, I did not speak with anyone'. I gave my word to Lazio president Claudio Lotito."

Source: SKY_Sports

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