Stefan Radu signs new Lazio contract

Stefan Radu has signed a five-year contract extension with Lazio, the Serie A club have announced.

Radu joined the Biancocelesti in 2008 from Dinamo Bucuresti and has won 14 caps for Romania.

The 28-year-old defender's existing contract was due to expire next summer.

A statement on Lazio's official club website said: "S.S. Lazio announces that the athlete Stefan Radu has extended his contract for the next five years."

Radu is Lazio's vice-captain and he helped the club to a third-placed finish in Serie A last season.