Tuesday July 30 2013
Cassano: Samp game will be special

Parma forward Antonio Cassano has admitted that he is looking forward to facing former club Sampdoria when the new season starts.

The fixture list for the new Serie A campaign was released on Monday evening, with the Bluerchiati playing the Crociati on Week 17 just before Christmas.

And the striker has claimed it will be a special occasion for him, whilst also commenting on tomorrow night’s friendly with Olympique Marseille.

“Friendly matches do not exist for me,” he told a Press conference. “I always play to win, even in training.

“The fixtures? The special game for me is the one with Sampdoria.

“I have a very strong bond with that club and the city of Genoa.”