SAMPDORIA NEWS

Sampdoria are delighted with the form being shown by summer recruit Maxi Lopez. “He’s surprised me,” said Edoardo Garrone.
Sampdoria midfielder Andrea Poli is out of action for a month after picking up a thigh strain against Pescara.
Sampdoria striker Maxi Lopez is delighted with the start the club have made to the season, and with his own prolific form.
Marcello Lippi believes Napoli are best placed to be the 'anti-Juve' but doesn't want to talk about his old nemesis Zdenek Zeman.
Sampdoria have opened the doors for an Antonio Cassano return – but only once the Inter man can afford to take a pay cut.
Giovanni Stroppa was proud of Pescara's performance and Ciro Ferrara keeps Samp's feet on the ground.
Napoli, Lazio and Sampdoria maintained their 100 per cent records with Juventus, but Roma and Udinese fumbled 2-0 leads while Luca Toni scored on his Fiorentina comeback.
Angelo Palombo could be reintegrated into the Sampdoria side after he reportedly accepted to renegotiate his contract.
Juventus director general Giuseppe Marotta has responded to claims by Sampdoria director Pasquale Sensibile that deals with the Bianconeri 'are too difficult to carry out'.
Sampdoria had the opportunity to sign Juan Roman Riquelme in the summer, their sporting director has confirmed.
The investigation into alleged match-fixing in the Genoa derby, which cost Domenico Criscito a place at Euro 2012, has been shelved due to lack of evidence.
Milan have cut their yearly wage bill by €60m, but they are still the biggest payers in the Italian top flight.
An all-Serie A friendly test ended in a 1-1 draw between Parma and Sampdoria on Saturday evening.
Sampdoria Coach Ciro Ferrara reveals he fought for Enzo Maresca and is ready to welcome Angelo Palombo back into the squad.
Sampdoria have suggested an audacious solution to the financial crisis in Italian football: “No relegations for three or four years.”
Sampdoria’s forgotten captain Angelo Palombo could be targeted by Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande.
Italian defender Massimo Volta says he didn’t have to think about joining Levante for a second and he hopes to turn his loan into a permanent switch.
Andrea Poli hopes Antonio Cassano can join him in the Italy squad and reveals why he left Inter. “I can only thank Cesare Prandelli.”
Enzo Maresca has reminded fans to not get too excited by Sampdoria’s start to the Serie A season.
Napoli pushed past Fiorentina on a shocking pitch and Miroslav Klose kept Lazio on track, while Catania beat Genoa in a five-goal thriller and Atalanta saved two penalties.