SAMPDORIA NEWS

Pedro Obiang's agent has admitted that he will assess his future at Sampdoria in the summer.
Sampdoria stopper Daniele Gastaldello insists he never gave up hope of returning to the Italian international squad.
Sampdoria veteran Angelo Palombo was rushed to hospital overnight after suffering from painful kidney stones.
Giampiero Ventura blamed defensive Sampdoria for the lack of entertainment, but Delio Rossi praised their work ethic.
Torino and Sampdoria both had chances, but ultimately a goalless draw was the correct reflection of this relegation tussle.
Riccardo Meggiorini and Mauro Icardi hope to continue their amazing form as Torino and Sampdoria go head-to-head.
Torino Coach Giampiero Ventura is impressed with Sampdoria strike force, but insists the Granata “are on the right track” to get a result today.
Delio Rossi is “curious to see if the team has forgotten the 6-0” as Sampdoria follow up that thumping victory by taking on Torino.
Sampdoria boss Delio Rossi is relieved that the January transfer window has finally been closed.
Juventus will have to wait until the summer to officially sign a half-share in Sampdoria’s Andrea Poli.
Napoli have revealed that they failed in a transfer deadline day attempt to sign Mauro Icardi from Sampdoria.
Reports in Italy have suggested that two high-profile transfers have fallen through at the last minute.
Mauro Icardi has a lot to live up to after the Sampdoria man was compared with Gabriel Batistuta by his agent.
Sampdoria have reportedly told Milan to forget about making a bid for Andrea Poli this month.
Sampdoria have officially signed Argentine Matias Rodriguez and sold Fernando Tissone to Real Mallorca.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli admits he could call Mauri Icardi and gives his blessing to Mario Balotelli’s Milan move. “Now a lot depends on him.”
The Italian Football Federation insists that Mauro Icardi will not be pressurised into choosing an international career with Italy or Argentina.
The agent of Mauro Icardi has told clubs interested in his client to talk to Sampdoria first before approaching him.
Delio Rossi dedicated Sampdoria's victory to President Riccardo Garrone, but Cristiano Bergodi was stunned.
Stephan El Shaarawy got back on track in Bergamo, but Fiorentina threw it away in Catania and Mauro Icardi scored four in a tennis-style Marassi result.