Serie A side Lazio have had a bid rejected by AZ Alkmaar for young centre back Wesley Hoedt.

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hoedt azItalian media are reporting that the 20-year-old is almost certain to join Lazio, either this month or in the summer, but Ajax, Celtic and FC Twente are also interested.

Speaking to AD, AZ director Earnest Stewart confirmed Lazio have made their interest official, but their first bid has been rejected.

Stewart said, “Lazio have filed a bid with us, but it has not been accepted.”

Lazio are looking for a centre back this month after Stefan de Vrij picked up an injury during the 2-2 draw with Roma last weekend.

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