SAMPDORIA NEWS

Defender Matias Silvestre has officially extended his contract with Sampdoria to June 2019.
Join us for the build-up and action from all eight Serie A games, including Torino-Atalanta, Sassuolo-Juventus, Sampdoria-Roma, Udinese-Milan and Napoli-Palermo.
Marco Giampaolo said Sampdoria “played with courage and were rewarded” with the 3-2 victory over Roma.
Luciano Spalletti couldn’t help but complain about the refereeing after Roma were denied a late penalty in the 3-2 defeat to Sampdoria.
Roma collapsed to a shock 3-2 defeat at Sampdoria after twice taking the lead and were denied a last-gasp penalty.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni insists they “did not receive any formal offers” for Juventus and Liverpool target Leandro Paredes.
Roma face a tricky trip to Marassi if they are to keep up the Scudetto challenge and Sampdoria are out for revenge.
Luciano Spalletti respects Sampdoria, is open to another tactical shift and warned Roma “you only live once, so make the most of this moment.”
Kevin Strootman warns his Roma teammates “it’s much harder” to play Sampdoria “away from home, in front of their fans”.
Sampdoria have reportedly made contact with Atalanta over former Swansea striker Alberto Paloschi.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero doesn’t think Francesco Totti has been “well treated” by Roma.
It is now official – Antonio Cassano has terminated his contract with Sampdoria by mutual consent.
Sampdoria are on the verge of giving Pedro Pereira back to Benfica, in exchange for the permanent signing of Filip Djuricic.
Antonio Cassano will terminate his Sampdoria contract this week. “It’s a bitter epilogue, but the right thing for both parties.”
Cagliari midfielder Joao Pedro received a three-match ban for his foul on Kevin Strootman, while 13 are suspended this week in Serie A.
Reports suggest that veteran Sampdoria striker Antonio Cassano may make a shock move to Fiorentina.
Atalanta star Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez praised 17-year-old debutants Alessandro Bastoni and Filippo Melegoni.
Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez converted the penalty to beat Sampdoria and put Atalanta sixth on the day they debuted two 17-year-olds.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s Serie A games, starting with Juventus-Lazio through Palermo-Inter and Roma-Cagliari.
Antonio Cassano has said he’ll retire aged 34 if no interesting proposals come in for the Sampdoria outcast.