LECCE NEWS

EXCLUSIVE: Sources close to Afriyie Acquah confirm to Football-Italia.net that the Malatyaspor player is in talks with both Lecce and another Italian club.
Lecce have officially sold Andrea Tabanelli to Frosinone and are on the verge of bringing in Afriyie Acquah from Yeni Malatyaspor.
Parma ended the first half of the season at seventh in Serie A and Roberto D’Aversa praised his players for staying “compact through difficult times”.
Fabio Liverani has claimed Lecce “paid for our mistakes” against Parma and admitted they are “lacking aggressivity” after a fourth consecutive loss.
Parma got back on track with Simone Iacoponi and Andreas Cornelius goals, sending Lecce to a fourth consecutive defeat.
Roberto Inglese, Dejan Kulusevski and new buy Jasmin Kurtic lead the way for Parma, while Lecce rely on Filippo Falco and Khouma Babacar in tonight’s Serie A clash.
Simon Kjaer is undergoing his Milan medical, while Fiorentina send Sebastiano Cristoforo to Eibar and Lecce’s Andrea La Mantia joins Empoli.
Cagliari midfielder Alessandro Deiola has officially joined Lecce on loan for the remainder of the season.
Riccardo Saponara is on the verge of a transfer to Lecce, interrupting his Genoa loan from Fiorentina, claim Sportitalia.
Lecce are reportedly trying to sign SPAL defender Felipe and are allegedly only formalities away from securing Cagliari midfielder Alessandro Deiola.
Lecce are reportedly close to taking Fiorentina midfielder Riccardo Saponara from Genoa.
Saverio Sticchi Diamanti has conceded that Lecce suffered “a big blow” against Udinese, but is “determined” to stay up and will “make an effort on the market”.
Lecce have reportedly come to an agreement with Cagliari for Alessandro Deiola, but Brescia could also try to snap up the midfielder.
Sporting director Pierpaolo Marino has said Udinese are “gradually” maturing but also warned them about being “careful” against Sassuolo.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s six Serie A games, including Juventus-Cagliari, Milan-Sampdoria-Atalanta-Parma and Napoli-Inter.
Luca Gotti praised decisive Rodrigo de Paul after Udinese’s 1-0 win against Lecce but couldn’t say if the match winner will stay in Udine.
A moment of late magic from Rodrigo De Paul allowed Udinese to snatch three points at the Stadio Via del Mare against unlucky Lecce.
There are reports Lecce v Udinese could be at risk due to weather warnings around the Stadio Via del Mare.
Luca Gotti has admitted Udinese have to “change our record away from home” ahead of their match against Lecce on Monday.
Fabio Liverani has claimed Lecce have a “desire to do something extraordinary” when they return from the break against Udinese.