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Keita Baldé Diao cannot be compared to Hernanes insists agent Ulisse Savini

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Ulisse Savini, the agent of Keita Baldé Diao, insists the winger cannot be compared to Hernanes.

The 18 year-old’s starring role in Lazio’s 2-0 win at Chievo on Sunday has led to suggestions that he can be a replacement for Hernanes, who joined Internazionale last month.

Savini, however, doesn't want too much pressure put on Keita, even if he believes the youngster could play a prominent role in the coming months.

“After the departure of Hernanes there’s been a bit of trepidation,” Savini told Radio Radio.

“Nobody was quite sure how the lad would react given his newfound responsibility. But I’ve known him for a long time and knew he wouldn’t have any trouble.

“Hernanes and Keita are two very different player and shouldn’t be compared.

“The lad has a contract with Lazio until 2017, and everyone’s happy with the agreement that’s in place at the moment.”


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