LECCE NEWS

Serie A clubs are demanding no Scudetto winner or relegations if the season stops again with neither mathematically decided.
The FIGC has announced that Serie A clubs will be able to make up to five substitutions for the rest of this season.
Inter’s substitutes have scored just one Serie A goal off the bench this season, ranking only better than SPAL in that regard.
Lecce have another star player they can promote from the ranks if needs be, as President Saverio Sticchi Damiani showed he takes a mean free kick.
The FIGC is reportedly threatening to exclude from Serie A any club that does not respect the medical protocol for COVID-19.
The FIGC Presidential Committee has announced the establishment of a 'Salva Calcio Fund' of €21.7m, allocated to help save the lower leagues.
The Referees’ Association chief Marcello Nicchi has claimed the algorithm has ‘been declared almost irreproachable’ but hopes to avoid using it.
Giacomo Zanon, head of the Sports Traumatology Unit at the Policlinico di Pavia, fears several fatigue related injuries when Serie A resumes.
Lecce President Saverio Sticchi Damiani hits out at the proposed algorithm that Serie A wants to use in the event of another stop.
Undersecretary for Health Alessandro Zampa confirms the Italian Government could let fans in by the end of this Serie A season. ‘We’ll evaluate the pandemic curve.’
The Presidents of the Agents’ Association warns that the issue of contracts has not been resolved in an expanded season. ‘Any player out of contract can refuse to play after June 30.’
Milan defender Leo Duarte has reportedly sustained only a minor muscular injury and could be back within two weeks.
Dr. Gianni Nanni, coordinator of the Serie A medics, has claimed the League should ‘reopen the stadiums’ when football resumes.
A virologist and member of the FIGC medical commission confirms ‘the rule could change’ regarding a 14-day quarantine, as COVID-19 is ‘weaker’ in Italy now.
Chief football medic Professor Enrico Castellacci has claimed the quarantine period must be halved and is against opening the stadiums for fans.
Undersecretary for the Ministry of Health Sandra Zampa has given football fans hope ahead of the resumption: “I will be the spokeswoman to reopen stadiums.”
Serie A has unveiled the fixture list for the season’s restart, with three kick-off times and Juventus-Lazio on the night of Monday July 20.
According to Sky Sport Italia, the first Serie A game back will be Torino-Parma on June 19, with Atalanta-Sassuolo and Inter-Sampdoria on June 20.
The chief of the San Raffaele Hospital in Milan claims COVID-19 ‘clinically no longer exists’ in Italy, even in the Lombardy region. ‘Positive tests now have an infinitesimal viral load.’
There were 75 deaths related to COVID-19 in Italy over the last 24 hours, 33 of them in Lombardy, but only 355 new cases from 54,118 tests.