Reja signs Lazio extension
Lazio coach Edy Reja has signed a one-year contract extension with the Biancoceleste outfit which will keep him at the club until June 2012.
The 65-year-old´s previous deal ended this summer. Reja had been linked with a return to Napoli earlier this month, prior to the Naples club announcing that coach Walter Mazzarri would remain in charge.
"I can confirm it´s official that Reja will stay with us," Lazio president Claudio Lotito said today. "I always said that there ware no problems between us. He has signed a one-year contract because this is what he prefers."
Reja replaced Davide Ballardini at the helm of Lazio in 2009 and guided them team out of the relegation zone and into a mid-table finish. Lazio narrowly missed out on a top-four finish this season, with the Rome outfit ending level on 66 points with Udinese.
Udinese will play in the UEFAChampions League next season while Lazio, who had a worse head-to-head record than the Bianconeri, will compete in the UEFA Europa League.