SAMPDORIA NEWS

Marco Giampaolo says his Sampdoria side were 'missing something' in the goalless draw with Empoli.
Empoli saw a penalty saved and Sampdoria’s Luis Muriel was denied by a goal-line clearance, as this game somehow ended 0-0.
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from all today’s Serie A games, including Cagliari-Genoa, Napoli-Pescara, Lazio-Atalanta, Udinese-Roma and Fiorentina-Juventus.
Sampdoria boss Marco Giampaolo prepares to face his old club Empoli, but won’t let Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina off the hook.
Udinese have officially signed striker Kevin Lasagna from Carpi, but he will remain in Serie B until the end of the season.
Juventus have won the race for winger Riccardo Orsolini, confirmed Ascoli and his agent. “It’s all done, we just need to sign.”
Sampdoria have announced that striker Fabio Quagliarella has a signed a new contract with the club until 2019.
Adel Taarabt thanked Genoa for “this great opportunity and I am truly happy to be playing in Italy again. Now it’s up to me.”
Former Sampdoria striker Francesco Flachi reveals “Antonio Cassano told me he’s thinking about quitting”.
Udinese have reportedly agreed a €4.5m plus bonuses deal for Carpi striker Kevin Lasagna.
Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina will not be suspended, as Sampdoria’s request for television evidence was ruled “inadmissable”.
Watford and Swansea are reportedly targeting Inter defender Andrea Ranocchia.
Bruno Peres told Roma to beat Genoa in an “immensely difficult” match and put pressure on leaders Juventus.
Sampdoria outcast Antonio Cassano could be the latest player to make a move to China for Guangzhou R&F or Shandong Luneng.
Sampdoria demand Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina receive a ban “for simulation using video evidence, just as they did for Kevin Strootman.”
Pepe Reina insists the Matias Silvestre red card was the correct decision, as Napoli beat Sampdoria 2-1. “There was contact. I felt it.”
Maurizio Sarri hailed Napoli “grit and determination” to fight back and beat Sampdoria 2-1. “Lorenzo Tonelli was patient and so were we.”
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero accused the referee of “falsifying the match” after a contentious 2-1 defeat to Napoli.
Lorenzo Tonelli reveals what he was thinking when netting the 95th-minute winner against Sampdoria on his Napoli debut.
Lorenzo Tonelli and Manolo Gabbiadini completed a dramatic Napoli comeback to beat 10-man Sampdoria, but the red card was controversial.