Ogenyi Onazi is close making a return for his Italian side SS Lazio, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
The combative midfielder has been out of action since the beginning of last month after sustaining an injury while on international duty with Nigeria.
The Rome -based side however released a statement on their official website on Tuesday stating that the Super Eagles vice-captain is close to making full recovery from the injury.
"Onazi has been subjected to various tests at the clinic. Tests carried out have shown a significant improvement in what was previously detected.
"The athlete began work in the pool and that will be intensified over the next few days."