SAMPDORIA NEWS

Former Inter director Gabriele Oriali has questioned the club’s decision to not sign Andrea Poli in the summer.
Walter Mazzarri would not speak to the media, while Sampdoria know they came close to a real upset.
Paolo Cannavaro slammed the San Paolo pitch, but insisted “the championship isn’t over” after Napoli’s 0-0 with Sampdoria.
Napoli wasted the opportunity to close the gap on Juventus to two points, as they struggled to earn a 0-0 draw with Sampdoria.
Napoli have the chance to close the gap on leaders Juventus to just two points as they take on Sampdoria with Pablo Armero and Lorenzo Insigne.
Lorenzo Insigne and Valon Behrami return to the Napoli squad for tomorrow afternoon’s game against Sampdoria.
Angelo Palombo has not recovered in time for Sampdoria’s trip to Napoli on Sunday afternoon.
Sampdoria starlet Pedro Obiang is “flattered” by reports of interest from Manchester City, as he is already tracked by Italy’s top clubs.
Walter Mazzarri blasted his Napoli players for their Europa League embarrassment, targeted Sampdoria and aimed a sideswipe at Antonio Conte. “I don’t give a damn what Juventus do.”
Sampdoria boss Delio Rossi has insisted that Mauro Icardi is only thinking about playing well for the club.
Napoli insist they won’t take part in a bidding war for Sampdoria hotshot Mauro Icardi at the end of the season.
Argentina boss Alejandro Sabella claims that Mauro Icardi wants to play for the nation of his birth and not Italy.
Delio Rossi received a two-match ban for making an offensive gesture at Nicolas Burdisso, but refuses to apologise to the Roma defender. “He elbows and spits at players.”
Inter midfielder Walter Gargano has already welcomed Hugo Campagnaro and Mauro Icardi to the club.
Inter have been fined €15,000 for racist chants against Mario Balotelli, while Sampdoria Coach Delio Rossi received a two-match ban for an insulting gesture towards Roma.
Mauro Icardi's agent has dismissed reports linking the Sampdoria striker with a move to Inter.
Simone Zaza's agent has claimed that a move to Milan is unlikely, despite reports of interest from the Rossoneri.
A Sampdoria official has dismissed the notion that a deal has been done with Inter which will see Mauro Icardi head to San Siro.
Sampdoria striker Mauro Icardi will join Italian giants Inter at the end of the season, reports suggest.
Sampdoria boss Delio Rossi has been given a two-match ban, while Juventus will travel to Roma without Claudio Marchisio and Federico Peluso.