SAMPDORIA NEWS

Having appointed Vincenzo Montella, Milan can begin their transfer strategy, targeting Adem Ljajic, Piotr Zielinski and Fernando.
Roma defender Leandro Castan has given the all-clear to join Sampdoria on loan, claim Sky Sport Italia.
Sampdoria will face Barcelona at Camp Nou on August 10 for the traditional pre-season Gamper Trophy.
Vincenzo Montella thanks Sampdoria, after leaving to take over as Milan Coach.
Milan have multiple target: Genoa's Leonardo Pavoletti, Sampdoria's Roberto Soriano, Dinamo Zagreb's Marko Pjaca, and Roma's Adem Ljajic.
Sampdoria thank Vincenzo Montella via an official statement as the Coach heads off to Milan.
Adriano Galliani believes Milan “have made a good choice” in appointing Vincenzo Montella.
Milan have officially appointed Vincenzo Montella as Coach, replacing Cristian Brocchi.
Reports suggest Vincenzo Montella has agreed a two-year contract with Milan worth €2.3m per season.
Vincenzo Montella’s agent has left Casa Milan, and an announcement could arrive this afternoon.
Milan and Sampdoria had a new contact yesterday night as Vincenzo Montella seems very close to a move.
Vincenzo Montella is reportedly back on the Milan radar, so he could be replaced at Sampdoria by Marco Giampaolo in a strange twist.
Sampdoria have reportedly signed Crotone striker Ante Budimir for €1.8m, penning a four-year deal.
Sampdoria have officially extended Ricky Alvarez’s contract to June 30 2019.
Sampdoria are now in pole to sign Roma's Leandro Castan, though reports are conflicting on his present circumstances.
The reform of Italy's youth league, the Campionato Primavera, was initially rejected but could be subject to a second vote.
Iceland international Birkir Bjarnason could return to Serie A, as Roma join Torino and Sampdoria for the Basel talent.
Hellas Verona officially purchased their loanee Pawel Wszolek from Sampdoria.
Roma and Sampdoria are both after Sparta Praga's youngster Patrik Schick, although legal issues are a problem.
According to The Sun on Sunday, Southampton have approached Walter Zenga to be their new Coach.