Sinisa Mihajlovic told Sampdoria players they’ve got plenty to play for against Chievo. “Your future will be decided here.”
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“I expect to win this match,” warned the Coach in his Press conference, returning from a two-game touchline ban.
The Blucerchiati have hit the skids recently, suffering three consecutive defeats.
“Either you are motivated or you aren’t, you can’t just buy motivation at a supermarket. It’s normal to let go a little once safety is assured, but every defeat still burns me. We’ve got to get back on track.
“There haven’t been goals lately, so the forwards need to have the right mentality to score. I know they live for the goal.
“I thank everyone for their efforts this season, but I want the players to remember your future at Sampdoria will be decided here, over the next few rounds.”
Manolo Gabbiadini, Vincenzo Fiorillo and Gaetano Berardi shook off injuries to join the squad, so the only absentee is Pedro Obiang.
Sampdoria squad for Chievo: Da Costa, Falcone, Fiorillo; Berardi, Costa, De Silvestri, Fornasier, Gastaldello, Mustafi, Regini, Rodriguez; Bjarnason, Krsticic, Palombo, Renan, Salamon, Sestu, Soriano, Wszolek; Eder, Gabbiadini, Maxi Lopez, Okaka, Sansone
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