SAMPDORIA NEWS

Inter named their squad for the trip to Sampdoria, but are without Jonathan and Juan Jesus.
Sampdoria assistant manager Nenad Sakic believes tactics are secondary to confidence against Inter tomorrow.
Walter Mazzarri revealed he spoke to Mauro Icardi ahead of Inter’s soap opera style clash with Sampdoria.
Sampdoria’s Michele Fornasier says he wants to remain at the club for a long time and that he feels at home with the Blucerchiati.
Sampdoria striker Maxi Lopez has praised Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic, claiming that the tactician has united the group.
Sinisa Mihajlovic punished Sampdoria, cancelling their day off and scheduling a 7.30am training session.
Lazio Assistant Coach Alberto Bollini has heaped praise on his side for their recent run of form.
Sampdoria’s Shkodran Mustafi says his team lacked the energy needed to mount a comeback against Lazio.
Despite comments to the contrary, reports in the Italian Press claim that Erick Thohir is lining up a replacement for Walter Mazzarri.
Edy Reja and assistant manager Nenad Sakic agreed Lazio played better with 10 men than 11.
Lucas Biglia saw red, but 10-man Lazio still beat Sampdoria with Antonio Candreva and Senad Lulic strikes.
Lazio must beat Sampdoria to continue their European ambitions, but lose Miroslav Klose, so Helder Postiga starts.
Sinisa Mihajlovic’s assistant manager Nenad Sakic admits “it’s not easy” to replace him for Lazio-Sampdoria today.
Edy Reja is willing to bet on Lazio getting into Europe, but loses Federico Marchetti against Sampdoria.
Sampdoria’s Maxi Lopez says he came close to signing for Lazio ahead of the match between the sides this weekend.
Two leading Italian sports papers have reported that Walter Mazzarri will be sacked at the end of the season should Inter fail to qualify for Europe.
Sampdoria Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic is furious at his two-game touchline ban and pledged to “suspend myself” if assigned the same fourth official.
Chievo defender Nicolas Frey is given a three-match ban using video evidence and Sinisa Mihajlovic two for insulting the referee.
Sampdoria’s Shkodran Mustafi says his side are not limiting themselves to setting specific targets for the remainder of the season.
Sinisa Mihajlovic explained his dismissal and Vincenzo Montella advised Alessandro Matri.