SAMPDORIA NEWS

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.”
Sampdoria have agreed a deal with Vincenzo Montella to replace Walter Zenga according to widespread reports, but Fiorentina must release him first.
Milan are reportedly considering a bid for PSV midfielder Adam Maher, although he won’t come cheap.
Sampdoria are currently holding a summit and may decide to sack Coach Walter Zenga after disappointing performances.
Antonio Cassano exchanged words with Giuseppe Rossi during Sampdoria-Fiorentina: 'I'm happy for you, but I'm doing terrible'.
Walter Zenga is not very popular with supporters as they gathered to scream at President Massimo Ferrero: 'Throw him out!'
Walter Zenga admits “Fiorentina played well and deserved to win, but Sampdoria gave away two goals.”
Paulo Sousa said Fiorentina’s Scudetto “is recognition, as we want to play happy and positive football in every match.”
Fiorentina director Daniele Pradè insists his team “plays total football, the kind I’d never seen before.”