Lazio are interested in West Bromwich Albion striker Nicolas Anelka.

The former Juventus forward is facing a lengthy ban from the FA over his 'quenelle' gesture.

Sky Sport Italia says Anelka has been offered a lifeline at Lazio on a six-month deal.

The Frenchman is interested, but is seeking an 18 month deal from the Romans.

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