SAMPDORIA NEWS

Sampdoria are showing an interest in signing Atalanta’s Ezequiel Schelotto ahead of the transfer window opening.
Mattia Cassani is being linked with a January move to Sampdoria after becoming a peripheral figure at Fiorentina.
Sampdoria have announced that they intend to keep Pedro Obiang during the January transfer window.
Delio Rossi thought Sampdoria out-played Lazio for half-an-hour, but Vladimir Petkovic broke the ice.
Vladimir Petkovic still won’t talk about Lazio as title contenders even after soaring into second place with a victory away to Sampdoria.
Fiorentina crushed Palermo 3-0 and Lazio ruined Sampdoria boss Delio Rossi’s debut to go into second place, while Parma also earned a big away win at Bologna in the Emilia-Romagna Derby.
Delio Rossi picks his first line-up for Sampdoria with Andrea Poli in a trequartista role as Lazio aim to continue their 10-game unbeaten run.
Delio Rossi feels he already has “a good idea” on how to revive Sampdoria and faces his past as Lazio come to Marassi this afternoon.
The variations to the Serie A schedule and kick-offs have been confirmed from Week 19 to Week 29.
Vladimir Petkovic warns Lazio they “must grow in terms of mentality” as they face Sampdoria on Delio Rossi’s debut.
Sampdoria sporting director Carlo Osti has denied rumours that midfielder Pedro Obiang will leave the club in January.
Angelo Palombo is back in the Sampdoria first team squad following the arrival of new boss Delio Rossi.
Delio Rossi says he didn’t hesitate in accepting the offer to become the new Coach of Sampdoria.
Italy national team boss Cesare Prandelli has called for patience after two Serie A Coaches were fired this afternoon.
Sampdoria have confirmed that Delio Rossi is their new Coach after they decided to dismiss Ciro Ferrara. They have a new sporting director too.
Serie A side Sampdoria have reportedly decided to axe Ciro Ferrara after the 3-1 reverse at Catania on Sunday.
Rolando Maran hailed Catania's fightback, but Ciro Ferrara felt the referee was "verbally attacked."
Milan were aided by two own goals when beating Pescara, but Roma were stunned in the fog by Sergio Pellissier.
Ciro Ferrara welcomes back Eder and is sure Sampdoria can cause problems in Sicily against Catania.
Sampdoria insist that no club has made them an offer for Pedro Obiang – but they suspect Juventus and Napoli are keen.