LECCE NEWS

The referees for Serie A Week 3 are announced as Massimiliano Irrati will officiate the clash between Fiorentina and Juventus.
Antonio Conte is reportedly the highest-paid Coach in Serie A history on €11m per year at Inter, double the salary of second-placed Maurizio Sarri of Juventus.
Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo is Serie A’s runaway highest earner on €31m a season, with Matthijs de Ligt and Romelu Lukaku already second and third.
Khouma Babacar reveals he chose Lecce above offers from abroad because “I hope to play regularly and step up to the next level.”
Lecce just about saw off Cosenza 2-1 in a friendly, with Khouma Babacar getting his first goal for the Salentini.
The Lega Serie A have released the changes to the fixtures all the way up to Week 16 in December, including new kick-offs for Fiorentina-Juventus, Milan-Inter, Inter-Juve, Juve-Milan and Inter-Roma.
Sassuolo have formally handed striker Khouma Babacar to newly-promoted Lecce on loan with option to buy.
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Antonio Conte believes Inter “have a lot we need to improve, but we’re also glad we won” in a difficult trip to Cagliari.
Matteo Pessina scored a late goal to give Hellas Verona a potentially crucial six-pointer away to Lecce.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s seven Serie A games, including the Rome Derby, Cagliari-Inter, Atalanta-Torino and Genoa-Fiorentina.
Check all the official line-ups from tonight’s six Serie A games, including Atalanta-Torino, Genoa-Fiorentina and Sassuolo-Sampdoria.
Giannelli Imbula believes Serie A and Lecce “will be more suited to my characteristics” than Stoke City. “I want to make up for a couple of disappointing years.”
Lecce have officially signed Stoke City midfielder Giannelli Imbula on loan with option to buy, becoming an obligation in certain conditions.
Stoke City midfielder Giannelli Imbula will be in Italy on Friday for his Lecce medical, completing a transfer worth €4m.
The Serie A Week 2 referees are announced as Daniele Orsato is given Juventus-Napoli and Marco Guida will oversee the Derby della Capitale.
Inter legend Sandro Mazzola claims Antonio Conte “really reminds me of Helenio Herrera: he gets inside your head.”
Stoke City midfielder Giannelli Imbula is on the verge of a loan move to Serie A new boys Lecce, claim Sportitalia.
Week 1 of the 2019-20 Serie A season set a new League record in stadium attendance.
Dries Mertens has been cleared to play for Napoli against Juventus this weekend after avoiding punishment for his dive.