Mario Balotelli could be back earlier than expected, by Frosinone-Milan on December 20.
Sassuolo star Domenico Berardi has received a three-match ban for his reaction foul against Genoa.
Stefano Colantuono insists Udinese “can have fun” if they replicate the performance that beat Sampdoria.
Vincenzo Montella said Sampdoria “are lacking confidence” after a 1-0 defeat to Udinese on his debut.
Vincenzo Montella adopts a 4-3-3 formation for his debut match as Sampdoria Coach away to stuttering Udinese.
Follow all the build-up and action while giving your views on today’s Serie A games, including Verona-Napoli, Lazio-Palermo, Fiorentina-Empoli and Vincenzo Montella’s Sampdoria debut.
Walter Zenga was sacked by Sampdoria a couple of weeks ago, but could already have a new job with Al Shaab.
Vincenzo Montella is “tempted” to start Antonio Cassano as the new Sampdoria Coach takes on Udinese.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero sees a Roma, Napoli, Fiorentina and Juventus Scudetto race, but “Inter are very lucky.”
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero reveals he tried buying Napoli, while setting terms for Roberto Soriano's transfer.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero believes Napoli didn’t really want Roberto Soriano - ‘it was a Neapolitan melodrama’.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi warns in the wake of the Paris attacks, stadium security must be stepped up in Serie A.
Eder blamed Manolo Gabbiadini’s late injury for Italy drawing 2-2 with Romania.
Sampdoria and Southampton have reportedly been in talks with the agent of Napoli full-back Ivan Strinic about a January move.
Marcello Lippi admires Napoli and Fiorentina, and believes Vincenzo Montella “won’t need long” at Sampdoria.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero insists “my heart was always with Vincenzo Montella”.
Fiorentina have released a statement thanking Vincenzo Montella after he took over at Sampdoria.
Sampdoria’s lawyer Antonio Romei insists “we did not pay any clause” to secure Vincenzo Montella’s Fiorentina release.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero says Walter Zenga’s appointment was ‘an instinctive decision’ and that he ‘didn’t express the same ambitions’.
Vincenzo Montella says ‘I don’t feel superior to Sampdoria’ and targets a top-half finish at his unveiling.