SAMPDORIA NEWS

Robinho is in the Milan squad to face Sampdoria tomorrow evening, but “unlikely to play,” while Luca Antonini and Giampaolo Pazzini miss out.
Massimiliano Allegri is not concerned by Milan’s latest downturn in form and Coppa Italia exit, but demands improvements against Sampdoria tomorrow night.
Delio Rossi’s Sampdoria are fresh from a shock victory over Juventus and now hopes to cause another upset against Milan. “We’re sticking to a 3-5-2, just as we did in Turin.”
Sampdoria are in talks with the agent of Mauro Icardi regarding a new improved contract at Marassi.
Sampdoria have confirmed that they intend to hand Mauro Icardi a new contract following his goal exploits at Juventus.
Juventus board member Pavel Nedved has been banned from games until January 31 after he confronted officials at the weekend.
Catania's Francesco Lodi has been given a three-match ban after his straight red card in the Elefanti's 0-0 draw with Torino at the weekend.
Antonio Conte was stunned by the home defeat to 10-man Sampdoria, but admits Juventus “are only human.”
Delio Rossi gave the credit to his Sampdoria players for beating Juventus after playing with 10 men for an hour in Turin.
It could well be the shock of the season, as leaders Juventus were beaten 2-1 in Turin by 10-man Sampdoria!
Juventus begin 2013 against Delio Rossi’s troubled Sampdoria and throw Federico Peluso straight into the starting XI.
Federico Peluso could make his Juventus debut against Sampdoria on Sunday, but Kwadwo Asamoah has left for African Cup of Nations duty.
Juventus are back in action tomorrow against Sampdoria and Antonio Conte is targeting history. “Doing the Double means we are building something truly important.”
Sampdoria Coach Delio Rossi has refused to give Andrea Pirlo special treatment when his side face Juventus this weekend.
Sampdoria may be forced to name just one goalkeeper in their squad for this weekend’s trip to Juventus.
Former Sampdoria midfielder Srecko Katanec has been named as the national boss of Slovenia for the second time.
Angelo Palombo could make his first appearance for Sampdoria in almost a year when they face Juventus this weekend.
Sampdoria will be without midfielder Enzo Maresca for a month after he picked up a thigh strain in training.
Sampdoria midfielder Pedro Obiang could make a January move to Juventus, Tuttosport have claimed today.
Siena midfielder Gaetano D'Agostino is being pursued by Sampdoria, according to reports in the Italian Press.