SAMPDORIA NEWS

Francesco Totti felt his best teammate was Antonio Cassano, then discussed his rapport with Roma Coaches including Zdenek Zeman and Luciano Spalletti.
Genoa will be without Serge Gakpe for three weeks, so he is expected to miss the Derby della Lanterna against Sampdoria.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero assures Coach Marco Giampaolo has “my total and unconditional faith” but is disappointed by the Palermo draw.
Join us for all the action as it happens from today’s eight Serie A games, including Empoli-Juventus, Atalanta-Napoli, Milan-Sassuolo, Torino-Fiorentina and Roma-Inter.
Sampdoria Coach Marco Giampaolo says his side’s 1-1 draw with Palermo leaves a bitter taste.
Atalanta inflicted Napoli’s first competitive defeat of the season, while Genoa conquered Bologna amid controversy, Cagliari beat Crotone and last-gasp Sampdoria held Palermo.
There are some intriguing fixtures today, as Juventus visit Empoli, Napoli go to Atalanta, Milan host Sassuolo, Torino face Fiorentina and tonight it’s the Roma-Inter showdown.
Coach Roberto De Zerbi feels Palermo are already ‘his team’ but wants his players to show hunger for success.
Marco Giampaolo says he feels the support of Sampdoria’s board and fans despite recent results.
President Maurizio Zamparini says he could remain at Palermo as a minority shareholder even after handing over control of the club.
It’s the last round before the break for international duty and there are some big games, including Torino-Fiorentina, Milan-Sassuolo and a huge Roma v Inter.
Inter have reportedly won their case regarding Ricky Alvarez, which will see them pocket €10.5m from Sunderland.
Antonio Cassano calls Roma captain Francesco Totti “the best number 10 in the history of Italian football”.
Sampdoria Coach Marco Giampaolo admits “we lost because of a Viviano mistake” but “he’s saved us in other circumstances”.
Sampdoria goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano “takes responsibility” after his mistake cost them a point at Cagliari.
Massimo Rastelli hails a “great performance” from Cagliari, and defends his change of captaincy.
Emiliano Viviano's howler gifted Cagliari three points against Sampdoria.
Fabio Quagliarella starts for Sampdoria, as they look to bounce back at Cagliari.
Marco Giampaolo has called for Sampdoria to forget about losing their last three matches when they take on Cagliari.
Cagliari Coach Massimo Rastelli wants the club’s fans to unite behind the team against Sampdoria.