SAMPDORIA NEWS

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.
Torino have decided to sell Maxi Lopez after Sinisa Mihajlovic criticised the striker’s weight again.
Antonio Cassano confirms he’s asked for his Sampdoria contract to be torn up, and won’t move to China.
Marco Giampaolo admits Sampdoria “could’ve done better” after a 4-0 Coppa Italia defeat to Roma. “We need more experience.”
Luciano Spalletti praised “thoroughbred” Radja Nainggolan who “has to be allowed to follow his instinct” after Roma mauled Sampdoria 4-0.
Juan Jesus noted the secret to Roma’s success is “if we don’t concede goals, we know that we can score them” after crushing Sampdoria 4-0.
Roma swept Sampdoria aside 4-0 to reach the Coppa Italia Quarter-Finals with a stunning Radja Nainggolan volley and Stephan El Shaarawy lob.
Roma goalkeeper Alisson believes they are “on the right track” ahead of tonight’s Coppa Italia Round of 16 with Sampdoria.
Roma use an almost full-strength line-up against Sampdoria as they fight for a place in the Coppa Italia Quarter-Finals.
Antonio Cassano is ready to terminate his contract with Sampdoria after six months of being frozen out of the squad.
Cesena Coach Andrea Camplone felt his minnows knocked Sassuolo out of the Coppa Italia because “in a one-off game anything can happen.”
Espanyol have joined Sampdoria in chasing after Inter full-back Davide Santon.
Sassuolo paid the price for sitting on a 1-0 lead, as Serie B outfit Cesena caused a huge outfit with their 2-1 Coppa Italia victory.
Roma named their 21-man squad for tomorrow’s Coppa Italia Round of 16 tie with Sampdoria, including Diego Perotti.
Marco Giampaolo believes Sampdoria can “surprise” Roma in the Coppa Italia tomorrow evening, but loses some midfield players.
Luciano Spalletti warns “Roma have to win” in the Coppa Italia, so “we can’t do experiments”.
Roma have been re-linked with a move for Luis Muriel of Sampdoria, after previous interest had died down.
Sampdoria are reportedly considering the future of Coach Marco Giampaolo after a run of poor results.
Sampdoria and Sassuolo have joined Lazio in their interest in Giuseppe Rossi, according to reports.