SAMPDORIA NEWS

Antonio Cassano’s wife laughed off reports the Sampdoria striker could cross the city after he was spotted at dinner with Genoa Coach Ivan Juric.
Keita Balde Diao returned to Lazio training today, so should be fit to face Sampdoria on Saturday night.
Sampdoria striker Luis Muriel assures “I’ll stay here in January, I won’t move”, despite Napoli interest.
Following another exciting round of games in Serie A, Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 15.
Lazio are sweating over the fitness of Keita Balde Diao, as he’s struggling with a knee injury.
Marco Giampaolo was proud of Sampdoria’s 2-0 home victory over Torino. “We have beaten a truly big team.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic felt Torino were “unlucky and a draw would’ve been considered fair” after their 2-0 defeat to Sampdoria.
Torino threw everything they had at Sampdoria, but Edgar Barreto and Patrik Schick were simply more clinical.
Join us for the build-up and action from today’s six Serie A games, from Milan-Crotone through to the Rome Derby and Fiorentina-Palermo.
Marco Giampaolo says the chemistry between Sampdoria’s players and fans can help them beat Torino.
There are rumours Palermo contacted Sampdoria outcast Antonio Cassano to revitalise both his campaign and their own.
Sinisa Mihajlovic is “proud to be the Coach of Torino” on the club’s 110th birthday and expects a warm welcome from Sampdoria fans.
The nominations for the Bidone d’Oro award – given to the worst foreign import in Serie A – include Hernanes, Ravel Morrison and Geoffrey Kondogbia.
Tonight something’s got to give in Juventus-Atalanta, then on Sunday Milan host Crotone and there’s the small matter of the Rome Derby.
Sampdoria sporting director Carlo Osti is expecting a quiet January for the Blucerchiati as Luis Muriel “is shining in his own light”.
Patrik Schick hit a double, as Sampdoria crushed Cagliari to set up a Coppa Italia Last 16 tie with Roma.
Arrigo Sacchi belives that Roma 'are struggling with a thousand problems' and 'don't have the determination to win'.
Marco Giampaolo is looking forward to Sampdoria’s Coppa Italia encounter with Cagliari. “We are highly motivated.”
Crotone Coach Davide Nicola fractured his hand by punching the locker room door in anger during a 1-1 draw with Sampdoria.
Serie B side Avellino have announced that former Palermo man Walter Novellino has been appointed as their new Coach.