Ac Reggiana 1919 SpA announces to have acquired on loan with an option for next season from Unione Sportiva Lecce the left fullback Sergio Contessa.

Contessa was born in Francavilla Fontana (Brindisi) on the 14th of March 1990. He is a product of the U.S. Lecce Academy and he first played at professional level with Nardò. From there he was transferred to Novara in the year 2010. After a year on loan in Melfi, he signed with Fidelis Andria where he played for two years before signing with Reggina. Contessa played in Reggio Calabria one year and then moved to Juve Stabia in 2014. He played there for two years and then, last summer, he signed for Lecce. The club he played for until today where he signed for Ac Reggiana.

Contessa played 67 games with Juve Stabia with four goals and 17 assists, 46 games with Fidelis Andria, ten games with Reggina.

This season, in Lecce, he played 14 games with two assists.