Sampdoria are delighted with the form being shown by summer recruit Maxi Lopez. “He’s surprised me,” said Edoardo Garrone.
Doria have been a revelation in the top flight so far this term after winning their first three games of the season.
A contributing factor to those successes has been the goals of the Argentine who already has three to his name.
“I do not like to talk about individual players because they are all doing well and it would be ungenerous to the others,” stated Vice-President Garrone.
“But there is a player who has surprised me and that is Maxi Lopez. They told me he was a great striker, but one who scored little…
“If he continues like this then we’ll be very happy.”
The South American, 28, joined the club from Catania after spending the last six months of 2011-12 on loan at Milan.