SAMPDORIA NEWS

After an action-packed round of Serie A in which every team managed to get on the scoresheet, Livio Caferoglu selects his best XI for Week 35.
Lazio will be without Lucas Biglia for “at least seven days,” so he’ll miss Sampdoria and is at risk against Roma.
Cesena were beaten 3-2 at home by Sassuolo and mathematically relegated, as Atalanta won 3-2 in Palermo and Sampdoria conquered Udinese 4-1.
Sinisa Mihajlovic said Sampdoria “season starts here” against Udinese, as they must reboot for Europe.
Antonio Cassano gave a typically forthright interview insulting most of Serie A, Brazil, Dubai, America and Sinisa Mihajlovic.
Genoa have failed to gain a UEFA licence, which could mean the seventh club in Serie A qualifies for the Europa League.
Antonio Cassano confirmed he’d “love to join Sampdoria to aim for Euro 2016, alternatively playing for Monaco.”
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero says he wants to partner Samuel Eto’o with Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli.
There are some odd reports that Samuel Eto’o wants to be Sampdoria player-manager with Henk ten Cate as his assistant.
Sampdoria goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano names Torino as the Blucerchiati’s main rivals for the Europa League.
Mattia De Sciglio has had his one game ban confirmed after being sent off in Milan’s defeat to Napoli on Sunday.
Sinisa Mihajlovic tried to boost Sampdoria’s self-esteem after another setback against Juventus.
Andrea Pirlo said this team “has the same attitude that characterised Juventus over these last four years.”
Andrea Barzagli enjoyed this fourth straight Scudetto even more after ending his injury nightmare.
Arturo Vidal said Juventus can “celebrate for a year,” but only after they’ve taken care of Real Madrid.
Giorgio Chiellini joked he’s “losing hair and pace, but gaining in other areas” after a fourth consecutive Juventus title.
Beppe Marotta hailed Max Allegri for the Scudetto, remembering “we were greeted by spitting, eggs and kicks.”
Gigi Buffon reveals the most important Juventus Scudetto tactic was “to beat potential apathy or complacency.”
Max Allegri joked about his introduction to Juventus, tactical changes and Real Madrid after their Scudetto triumph.
Leonardo Bonucci admits “this Scudetto feels different, as we started amid chaos” with Max Allegri.