SAMPDORIA NEWS

Antonio Cassano slammed former Sampdoria Coach Walter Zenga, as Vincenzo Montella “picks who deserves to play.”
It was a wild Derby della Lanterna, as Sampdoria almost threw away a 3-0 lead, but Genoa suffered a fifth straight defeat.
Roberto Soriano almost joined Napoli, but now he could head to Valencia to replace Naples-bound Andre Gomes.
Sampdoria director Carlo Osti insists “Eder and Roberto Soriano will stay with us at least until June and we’re evaluating Dodo.”
Genoa revamp and Sampdoria look to Antonio Cassano in tonight’s Derby della Lanterna.
Serie A resumes for 2016 with tonight’s fiery Derby della Lanterna between struggling Genoa and Sampdoria.
Inter will reportedly turn to Sampdoria’s Eder if a deal for PSG winger Ezequiel Lavezzi fails to materialise.
Sevilla President Jose Castro confirms “many offers from Italy” for Ciro Immobile but “we have no plans to let him leave”.
New signings Suso and Luca Rigoni are included in the Genoa squad to face Sampdoria tomorrow.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero insists Napoli “don’t want” Roberto Soriano, or they’d have signed him in the summer.
Gian Piero Gasperini admits beating Sampdoria in the derby is one of Genoa’s “seasonal objectives”.
Coach Gian Piero Gasperini “can’t see Genoa among the teams fighting for salvation” in the second half of the season.
Sampdoria ‘had doubts’ about signing Ricky Alvarez, but ‘his enthusiasm convinced us’, says Coach Vincenzo Montella.
Sampdoria must have ‘the desire to win’ in tomorrow’s Derby della Lanterna against Genoa, says Coach Vincenzo Montella.
Sampdoria have officially completed the signing of former Inter and Sunderland playmaker Ricky Alvarez.
Sampdoria full-back Lorenzo De Silvestri insists “there are no favourites” in Tuesday’s Derby della Lanterna with Genoa.
Paolo Valeri gets the Genoa-Sampdoria derby as the other Serie A referees enjoy an unusual lull.
Referee Paolo Valeri will officiate the first Serie A match of 2016, the Derby della Lanterna between Genoa and Sampdoria.
Dodo is expected to leave Inter, but Atletico Madrid are contenders along with Sampdoria, Genoa and Verona.
Fiorentina President Mario Cognini confirms Giuseppe Rossi and Mario Suarez “will only leave on loan if we find replacements.”