SAMPDORIA NEWS

Sampdoria have distanced themselves from reports that they are close to signing Giovanni Pasquale and Giulio Migliaccio.
Malaga’s Enzo Maresca will become a Sampdoria player by next Tuesday, reports Sky Sport Italia.
Udinese have become the latest Serie A club to be linked with Sampdoria captain Angelo Palombo.
Malaga’s Enzo Maresca is on the verge of a return to Italy after Sampdoria made a bid for his services.
Sampdoria Coach Ciro Ferrara is impressed with his side’s progress and tells Juventus that Andrea Poli “will not be leaving.”
Newly-promoted Sampdoria earned a creditable 1-1 draw with Schalke 04 in last night’s friendly.
Argentina’s first choice goalkeeper Sergio Romero surprised everyone by going into Serie B with Sampdoria, but says “it was a gamble that paid off.”
Former Italian international Enzo Maresca has declared that he wants to return to Italy, even if he doesn’t hold a high opinion of Serie A.
Sampdoria are reportedly ready to strike a deal with Roma in order to bring Tottenham’s Bruno Uvini to Serie A.
Enzo Maresca could be making his return to Serie A with Sampdoria, as it’s reported he’ll leave Malaga this summer.
Angelo Palombo is reportedly ready to terminate his contract with Sampdoria so he can join Torino, while the Granata also look at Michele Pazienza.
Vice-President Edoardo Garrone admits “Sampdoria fans ask me in the street why Antonio Cassano isn’t coming back, but we have to look ahead.”
Sampdoria have named their shirt numbers for the 2012-13 season, as new buy Maxi Lopez gets the prestigious 10.
Sampdoria are on the verge of completing their transfer for ex-Juventus benchwarmer Marcelo Estigarribia.
Sampdoria have released a statement explaining they were “forced to accept a plea bargain” in the betting scandal despite proclaiming their innocence.
The Disciplinary Commission have accepted plea bargains for Bari and Sampdoria, as well as for several footballers including Andrea Masiello.
Andrea Masiello has put forward a plea bargain of a 26-month ban and a €30,000 fine for his alleged role in the betting scandal.
Ciro Ferrara is already looking forward to Sampdoria’s season opener against Milan. “I want a warrior side.”
Sampdoria midfielder Angelo Palombo has turned down an offer to join Rubin Kazan, confirmed the club.
Vincenzo Montella was not too concerned after Fiorentina’s 0-0 draw with Verona, while Siena beat Aris Salonika and Parma and Sampdoria were also in action.