Sampdoria whittled down their squad with a series of loans, transfers and terminations.
The Blucerchiati loaned midfielder Massimo Volta to newly-promoted Cesena.
Stefano Beltrame has gone to Modena on loan, while Emanuele Testardi terminated his contract.
Mattia Lombardo – the son of Samp legend Attilio Lombardo – will spend this season at Cremonese.
Massimo Maccarone also terminated his contract with Sampdoria to join Empoli on a permanent basis.