There are mixed reports on the Sampdoria situation, as some suggest Fiorentina have given Vincenzo Montella the all-clear.
Sampdoria have reportedly opened talks with Coach Murat Yakin, as negotiations with Fiorentina for Vincenzo Montella stall.
Gigi Del Neri admits he is “in stand-by,” as Sampdoria want Vincenzo Montella or Francesco Guidolin.
Fiorentina are still refusing to release Vincenzo Montella to Sampdoria for less than €3m, with Francesco Guidolin and Gigi Del Neri alternatives.
Juventus’ contingent of Italy defenders are ‘points of reference for young players’, says Sampdoria’s Lorenzo De Silvestri.
Italy and Sampdoria defender Lorenzo De Silvestri says ‘Antonio Conte’s words made me proud’ after he was praised by the CT.
Sampdoria have reportedly lined up former Coach Walter Mazzarri as an alternative to Vincenzo Montella.
Reports suggest Carlo Ancelotti has had contact with Bayern Munich, while speculation is rife over the futures of Antonio Conte and Vincenzo Montella.
Walter Zenga says he ‘threw body and soul into Sampdoria’ following his sacking and reiterates that Antonio Cassano ‘isn’t in shape.’
Walter Zenga says his sacking from Sampdoria comes as a result of the ‘bizarre contradiction’ surrounding fan relations.
Sampdoria told Fiorentina they’re prepared to give up on Vincenzo Montella and seek another Coach if the €3m demands aren’t reduced.
Italy tested out a 4-4-2 system in training today with Graziano Pellè partnering Eder.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero and Fiorentina chief Mario Cognini are in negotiations for Vincenzo Montella tonight.
It’s reported Fiorentina would accept €3m to free up Vincenzo Montella for the Sampdoria job.
Walter Zenga “does not feel betrayed” by the Sampdoria sack, but notes “I leave the team two points off Juventus.”
Fiorentina co-owner Andrea Della Valle says Sampdoria target Vincenzo Montella’s buyout clause ‘must be respected.’
Stefano Okaka praises Italy CT Antonio Conte for his return to the national team: “He looks beyond prejudices and gossip.”
Sampdoria have officially sacked Walter Zenga after less than half a year on the bench.
There are reports that Sampdoria could offer Fiorentina Roberto Soriano or Ervin Zukanovic to avoid paying Vincenzo Montella’s release clause.
Walter Zenga responds to his imminent sacking as Coach of Sampdoria: “C’est la vie.”