Couto confirms English offer
By Graeme Bailey
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Fernando Couto has confirmed that he has offers to play in England.Portuguese veteran Fernando Couto has confirmed that he has offers to play in England.
However, Couto has also stated his desire to remain at Lazio.
Couto is yet to seal a new deal with the Roman club and he has interest from England and Russian outfit Dinamo Moscow.
The 35-year-old admitted the offers, saying: "Yes, it is true [about England and Russia].
"But my first option is to stay with Lazio.
"My desire is to stay, but that may be not sufficient. I expect to speak to the president and sort things as quickly as possible.
"He knows my salary will not be a problem."
Bolton Wanderers were linked with a move earlier in the summer and the Portuguese legend could fit the bill to replace the now retired Fernando Hierro.