Sampdoria are in talks with Lazio in an effort to sign Pasquale Foggia before the January transfer window closes.
Foggia has been linked with a move away from the capital after the arrival of Giuseppe Sculli from Genoa this week.
Sampdoria were one of a number of clubs associated and the player's own agent has confirmed that talks are underway.
"Pasquale is very happy in Rome and he has a long contract that he intends to respect," Tiberio Cavalieri noted.
"However, we do know that there are some negotiations going on with Sampdoria as he is a player who President Riccardo Garrone wants.
"Foggia is at the disposal of both clubs."