Lazio rebels omitted for Europa League

MILAN - Goran Pandev and Cristian Ledesma have been left out of Lazio's Europa League squad after demanding but failing to gain moves in the transfer window, the Serie A club said in a statement on Tuesday.

Macedonia striker Pandev has threatened to take legal action after being frozen out by coach Davide Ballardini and president Claudio Lotito.

Argentine midfielder Ledesma has also been omitted despite reports saying he was close to agreeing a new contract. Defender Lorenzo De Silvestri, who also asked to leave, was allowed to join Fiorentina last week.