Banfield midfielder Nicolas Santiago Bertolo is close to a move to Lazio.

Bertolo is on-loan at Banfield from Boca Juniors and has revealed he expects to move to Rome in January.

The 22 year-old said: The career of a player extends to only a few years, and time passes quickly. I must take advantage of the opportunities ahead of me.

"The chance to play in Europe is a dream of all. The chance to wear the shirt of one of two teams of the Italian capital is a cause of pride for me."