SAMPDORIA NEWS

Coach Roberto De Zerbi feels Palermo are already ‘his team’ but wants his players to show hunger for success.
Marco Giampaolo says he feels the support of Sampdoria’s board and fans despite recent results.
President Maurizio Zamparini says he could remain at Palermo as a minority shareholder even after handing over control of the club.
It’s the last round before the break for international duty and there are some big games, including Torino-Fiorentina, Milan-Sassuolo and a huge Roma v Inter.
Inter have reportedly won their case regarding Ricky Alvarez, which will see them pocket €10.5m from Sunderland.
Antonio Cassano calls Roma captain Francesco Totti “the best number 10 in the history of Italian football”.
Sampdoria Coach Marco Giampaolo admits “we lost because of a Viviano mistake” but “he’s saved us in other circumstances”.
Sampdoria goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano “takes responsibility” after his mistake cost them a point at Cagliari.
Massimo Rastelli hails a “great performance” from Cagliari, and defends his change of captaincy.
Emiliano Viviano's howler gifted Cagliari three points against Sampdoria.
Fabio Quagliarella starts for Sampdoria, as they look to bounce back at Cagliari.
Marco Giampaolo has called for Sampdoria to forget about losing their last three matches when they take on Cagliari.
Cagliari Coach Massimo Rastelli wants the club’s fans to unite behind the team against Sampdoria.
Torino midfielder Giuseppe Vives has been given a two-match ban, while Afriyie Acquah, Edgar Barreto and Federico Di Francesco are suspended for one.
Marco Giampaolo insists that while Sampdoria are “bothered” by their run of three straight defeats, their morale remains unaffected.
Bologna inflicted a third consecutive defeat on Sampdoria, thanks mainly to Ladislav Krejc and a sensational Simone Verdi volley.
Join us for all NINE of tonight’s Serie A games, including Juventus-Cagliari, Genoa-Napoli, Empoli-Inter, Udinese-Fiorentina and Roma-Crotone.
Liverpool generated the most income from selling players to the big five leagues since 2010, but Juventus are in third place.
Bologna have Mattia Destro back in the starting XI against a Sampdoria side still fuming from recent results.
Sampdoria sporting director Carlo Osti says there’s “no need” to renew Luis Muriel’s contract.