SPAL NEWS

SPAL have officially fired coach Leonardo Semplici, who took the club from Serie C to the top flight, and are expected to appoint Gigi Di Biagio.
SPAL have reportedly sacked Leonardo Semplici and agreed a deal with former Italy Under-21 coach Gigi Di Biagio.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s SIX Serie A games, including SPAL-Sassuolo, Napoli-Lecce, Parma-Lazio and the Milan Derby.
SPAL are on the verge of sacking Leonardo Semplici and installing Luigi Di Biagio as coach, according to a report.
Jeremie Boga feels Sassuolo deserved their victory away to SPAL and credited coach Roberto De Zerbi with his current form. “I have improved so much.”
Jeremie Boga was decisive as Sassuolo fought back to conquer SPAL 2-1, as he earned a penalty and then scored the late winning header.
Sassuolo coach Roberto De Zerbi says SPAL are an “organised team” and they will be “an important test for us.”
Leonardo Semplici reveals his team-building exercises to get SPAL ready for Sassuolo. “People act as if we’re already relegated.”
Serie A have announced the referees for Week 23 and Fabio Maresca has been handed the Derby della Madonnina between Inter and Milan on Sunday.
New Fiorentina signing Igor says his inspirations are “Virgil Van Dijk, Sergio Ramos and Thiago Silva,” at his unveiling.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s SIX Serie A games, including Juventus-Fiorentina, Milan-Verona, Lazio-SPAL and Udinese-Inter.
Simone Inzaghi won’t be drawn on Lazio’s targets after thrashing SPAL 5-1, but reveals he would’ve liked Olivier Giroud to join them.
Ciro Immobile and Felipe Caicedo braces made short work of SPAL, while Bobby Adekanye got his debut Serie A goal for Lazio in a 5-1 victory.
Check the official line-ups from this afternoon’s Serie A games Atalanta-Genoa, Lazio-SPAL and Milan-Verona.
Gian Piero Gasperini won’t let Atalanta get complacent against Genoa after their 7-0 mauling of Torino. “We can’t make mistakes.”
Simone Inzaghi admits Lazio had hoped to sign Olivier Giroud on deadline day, but have reduced options against giant-killers SPAL.
SPAL have brought in Lucas Castro and Alberto Cerri from Cagliari, while Ervin Zukanovic returns to Serie A from Al Ahli.
Fiorentina have officially signed SPAL defender Igor, and the 21-year-old called it “a dream come true.”
Fiorentina have asked Genoa for Domenico Criscito on loan, claim Sky Sport Italia, with SPAL defender Igor as an alternative.
Genoa have reportedly agreed terms with Lille for defender Adama Soumaoro, while Iago Falque underwent a medical.