Sampdoria have distanced themselves from reports that they want Palermo midfielder Giulio Migliaccio.
The 30-year-old has asked for a transfer and a switch to the newly promoted Serie A outfit was being rumoured.
“A negotiation to sign Migliaccio has never been born,” Samp sporting director Pasquale Sensibile told Palermo24.net.
“I’ve worked with Giulio in the past and I have great respect for him, but what is being said are just journalistic rumours.
“I haven’t spoken to anybody at all about signing Migliaccio.”
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