Juve Stabia have lodged an appeal to be let back into Serie B, as the season starts on August 29, but there are only 21 clubs.
The chaos in Italian football is perhaps best represented by the situation in Serie B for 2014-15.
After Siena went into liquidation this summer, the League is left with only 21 out of 22 teams competing.
It’s not yet decided whether to maintain this grouping or bring one of the other clubs back from Lega Pro for 22.
Reggina and Novara hope to be recalled, but now Juve Stabia are lodging a formal appeal to be brought back into Serie B.
“We are the only relegated club with the necessary requisites to be recalled, if they decided to play a 22-team Serie B,” said President Gianni Improta.
The season is supposed to start on Friday August 29 and Saturday August 30.
The draw for the fixture list is meant to be on August 7, so decisions must be made before Thursday.