Serie A Team of Week 13
Following an extended weekend in Serie A and some superb goals from defenders Dave Taylor selects his best XI for Week 13.
Benitez: 'Ref had an off day'
Rafa Benitez said Napoli largely controlled Sampdoria in a 1-1 draw and the referee “had an off day.”
Miha: 'Samp can only be proud'
Sinisa Mihajlovic said Sampdoria “deserved the victory” against Napoli, so they “can only be proud” after a 1-1 draw.
Ferrero: 'Samp dominated Napoli'
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero insists they were “totally superior to Napoli” despite a 1-1 draw.
Last-gasp Napoli stop Samp
Duvan Zapata’s last-gasp header gave 10-man Napoli a precious 1-1 draw away to Sampdoria to go joint third with Genoa.
Obiang: 'Play-off for third'
Sampdoria midfielder Pedro Obiang said tonight’s match with Napoli is “a play-off for third place.”
Benitez: 'Important for the table'
Rafa Benitez acknowledges tonight’s Sampdoria-Napoli showdown for third place is “an important game for the table.”
It’s a head-to-head for third place between Sampdoria and Napoli, so can Sinisa Mihajlovic’s men cause another upset?
Osti extends Sampdoria contract
Sampdoria have officially extended their contract with director of sport Carlo Osti to June 2018.
Hamsik or Mertens to start
Napoli Coach Rafa Benitez might rest Marek Hamsik against Sampdoria, while Sinisa Mihajlovic must choose between formations.
Mihajlovic: 'Samp want Napoli win'
Sinisa Mihajlovic definitely won’t settle for a point, as Sampdoria can leapfrog Napoli into third place.
Mertens back for Samp-Napoli
Dries Mertens is back in the Napoli squad for Monday’s Serie A trip to Sampdoria after suffering concussion.
German sides want Okaka
There are reports two German clubs are preparing €8m offers for Sampdoria and Italy striker Stefano Okaka.
Can Higuain match Maradona?
Gonzalo Higuain can make Napoli history against Sampdoria by matching Diego Maradona’s record.
Ferrero: 'I've known De Laurentiis...'
Sampdoria welcome Napoli on Monday and President Massimo Ferrero has a lot in common with Aurelio De Laurentiis.
Benitez on Gabbiadini and Lavezzi
Rafa Benitez confirms Napoli like Ezequiel Lavezzi and Manolo Gabbiadini ahead of a trip to Sampdoria.
Okaka: 'I almost gave up'
Sampdoria forward Stefano Okaka almost gave up on football, thanked Antonio Cassano, would only play for Italy and transforms into “a beast” on the field.
No January exit for Pazzini
Milan’s in-house television channel is reporting that Giampaolo Pazzini will not be leaving the club in January.
‘Samp won’t sell in January’
Carlo Osti has made clear that Sampdoria do not intend to sell Manolo Gabbiadini, Stefano Okaka or any first team player in January.
Napoli want Gabbiadini but…
Napoli are said to be interested in Manolo Gabbiadini, but the striker’s agent says Juventus will decide his future.
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