SAMPDORIA NEWS

Xherdan Shaqiri, Lukas Podolski, Mateo Kovacic and Mauro Icardi start as Inter face Sampdoria in the Coppa Italia tonight.
Luis Muriel sent a message to Udinese fans after confirming “as of today I am a new Sampdoria player.”
Director Carlo Osti confirmed Samuel Eto’o “wants to join Sampdoria. He is negotiating with Everton.”
Roberto Mancini joked with Sampdoria Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic and said Inter won’t underestimate the Coppa Italia.
Sampdoria have sold goalkeeper Junior Da Costa to Bologna and signed Alberto Frison from Catania.
Everton are irritated at Sampdoria’s very public deal with Samuel Eto’o and insist “there is nothing imminent.”
Xherdan Shaqiri and Lukas Podolski are in Inter’s squad for the Coppa Italia against Sampdoria tomorrow.
Stefano Okaka appears to have been forgiven, as he is included in Sampdoria’s Coppa Italia squad against Inter.
Marcello Lippi believes Juventus should cash in on Paul Pogba and use the funds to improve the rest of their squad.
Fiorentina could take Stefano Okaka off Sampdoria’s hands after the striker was sent home from training yesterday.
Sampdoria sporting director Carlo Osti says he would ‘prefer not to speak’ about forward Stefano Okaka.
Stefano Okaka's agent says reports of the row with Sampdoria have been ‘overstated’, and declares that the striker is not thinking about Milan.
Sampdoria have confirmed that Stefano Okaka was sent home from training today after behaving ‘inappropriately’ toward Sinisa Mihajlovic.
It’s reported that Stefano Okaka left Sampdoria training early today, after a bust-up with Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic.
Sampdoria sporting director Carlo Osti reveals Samuel Eto’o will arrive in Genoa on Tuesday, and Luis Muriel will be confirmed soon.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero confirmed “Samuel Eto’o will arrive and score many goals.”
Roberto Donadoni concedes Parma “were punished for naive mistakes” against Sampdoria, but expects reinforcements.
Sinisa Mihajlovic admits “nobody expected to find Sampdoria third after 19 rounds.”
Fiorentina snatched victory at Chievo in stoppages, while Genoa-Sassuolo was a six-goal thriller, Cagliari caught Udinese and Sampdoria sank Parma.
Sampdoria confirmed they “have an agreement” with Samuel Eto’o and are waiting for him to end his Everton contract.