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OL's Bisevac makes Lazio switch

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Serbia stopper Milan Bisevac made the move from Olympique Lyonnais to Italy's Lazio, signing a one-and-a-half-year deal with the Roman club on Thursday after the mutually agreed dissolution of his contract with OL.

Bisevac, 32, had been on the outer at Olympique Lyonnais for some time, and on Thursday he finally got his move away as Lazio made clear their interest in signing the stopper, whose contract was due to expire at the end of the 2015-16 season, on a free transfer.


"He's a dependable central defender, intelligent and with personality," said Lazio boss Stefano Paoli of the former Lens, Valenciennes and Paris Saint-Germain stopper who moved to France from Red Star Belgrade in 2006.

Bisevac made just six league appearances for Lyon in season 2015-16 after missing the bulk of the previous campaign with through serious injury. Bisevac has been capped 19 times by Serbia, his first appearance dating back to 2006, the year he moved to France to begin his 11-season, four-club stint in Ligue 1.


"In France, I had some marvellous years in which I completely came into my own and made my name as a player," Bisevac tweeted in the early hours of Thursday morning, after he had passed his medical with Lazio. "I would like once more to thank all the fans for all their support and their respect. Thank you."


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