LECCE NEWS

Arsenal scouts will be at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday to watch Roma midfielder Bryan Cristante, claim Italian reports.
Gianpaolo Calvarese will officiate Fiorentina-Milan this weekend, with Maurizio Mariani for Inter-Sampdoria and Federico La Penna is assigned to SPAL-Juventus.
Lecce announce that Filippo Falco has not sustained a serious thigh injury, while goalkeeper Mauro Vigorito signed a new contract.
Lecce are cutting their loan spell with Giannelli Imbula short, as the Stoke City midfielder is in negotiations with Lokomotiv Moscow.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s six Serie A games, including Juventus-Brescia, Sampdoria-Fiorentina, Cagliari-Napoli and Lazio-Inter.
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, as Gigi Di Biagio debuts for SPAL against Lecce, Bologna host Genoa and there’s the showdown for fourth place Atalanta v Roma.
Gigi Di Biagio maintains SPAL “deserved more” from their loss to Lecce, but hasn’t lost hope. “Talking about safety might seem crazy, but I’ve seen crazy things.”
Fabio Liverani always trusted Lecce would find their feet in Serie A following promotion and celebrated their 2-1 win over SPAL. “This team was in Serie C 18 months ago.”
Lecce celebrated a third consecutive victory, putting a dampener on Gigi Di Biagio’s SPAL debut and opening up a massive advantage from the drop zone.
Lecce coach Fabio Liverani says he “isn’t sure” regarding his striking options for the game against SPAL, and “there are now five or six teams” in the relegation fight.
New SPAL coach Luigi Di Biagio makes his debut this weekend against Lecce, and states that he has already made some alterations to the side.
FIGC are ready to “intensify” the use of VAR and the “on-field review” to help avoid “instrumental controversies” in Serie A, and opened for a future "challenge" rule.
Mattia Perin said Genoa are “working to improve our weaknesses” and are looking to “climb out of” the relegation zone by doing “even better”
Fabio Liverani said he his “happy” about Lecce’s recent results but claimed the Giallorossi “haven’t done anything yet”.
Playmaker Filippo Falco has revealed he is dreaming of a future at Barcelona, but insists he is "only focusing" on keeping Lecce in Serie A this term.
Gennaro Gattuso wants Napoli to “show the same respect” to every opponent that they did to Inter after a Coppa Italia semi-final victory.
Lorenzo Insigne admits the Coppa Italia is “important” to Napoli, but he is injured for the first leg of the semi-final against Inter this evening.
The Disciplinary commission has fined Napoli forward Arkadiusz Milik for “simulation” in the opponent’s penalty area during the match against Lecce.
Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly has apologised to the fans and urged his teammates to respond “as a real team” after the defeat to Lecce.
Gianluca Lapadula has claimed Lecce’s match against SPAL will be “even more difficult” than the last two wins over Torino and Napoli.