Czech under-19 striker Libor Kozak has been signed by Italian Serie A club Lazio, his second division club Slezsky FC Opava announced on Saturday.

Kozak signed a five-year contract with the Rome-based club, the CTK agency said, adding that according to unofficial sources they paid 1.2 million euros (1.8 million dollars).

The forward scored 11 goals for the Czech club last season and hit the net three times in eight appearances for his country at under-19 level.