SAMPDORIA NEWS

The CTS has made it known that there are no intentions of lowering the two-week quarantine period for players affected by coronavirus.
Sampdoria midfielder Edgar Barreto has reportedly terminated his contract early by mutual consent.
The Lega Serie A released a statement confirming the plan of starting games from June 13 and demanding pay-per-view television companies stick to the contracts.
The Italian Government’s technical scientific committee warns people who recovered from COVID-19 ‘could have respiratory problems for months’ afterwards.
The Lega Serie A is meeting today to discuss how to resume the season and it’s very likely they’ll play the remaining Week 25 fixtures on June 13-14.
Mirko Vucinic admits Roma not winning the Scudetto in 2010 ‘will stay with me for life’ and reveals he clashed with Simone Perrotta against Sampdoria.
Refereeing designator Nicola Rizzoli has claimed the players can confront the referees with a ‘quiet dialogue between two people’ when Serie A resumes.
Players’ Association President Damiano Tommasi insists the only way they can move through the issue of contracts expiring is ‘with a gentleman’s agreement.’
The Players’ Association warned the idea of playing Serie A games at 16.30 local time in the peak of summer is ‘out of the question.’
Minister for Sport Vincenzo Spadafora confirms Serie A could resume ‘on June 13 or 20,’ while there is the possibility of showing games free to air on television.
According to reports, there are some changes to the medical protocol for games, such as scrapping afternoon kick-offs and keeping the door open for reducing quarantine.
There were only 531 new COVID-19 cases in Italy over the last 24 hours and 50 deaths, but the Lombardy figures were not included.
The FIGC has reportedly handed over the medical protocol for Serie A matches to Minister for Sport Vincenzo Spadafora a day early, as the rush is on to get the season started.
The Lega Serie A will meet on Tuesday to discuss their Plan B if the season cannot conclude, but the row continues over whether to adopt a play-off system.
Refereeing designator Nicola Rizzoli assures Serie A will be able to count on VAR technology when the season resumes. ‘We made enormous efforts to secure everything.’
Now that the medical protocol has been approved, most Serie A teams are already training in groups, but some are still keeping social distancing until Monday.
There were 119 deaths related to COVID-19 in Italy over the last 24 hours, while 441 of the 669 new active cases are in the Lombardy region.
The FIGC is finalising the new proposed protocol for Serie A matches, including special measures to isolate players, quick-response COVID-19 tests and potentially shorter quarantine periods.
The Lega Serie A and the Italian Sports Medical Federation pass on the medical protocol for the resumptions of matches to the FIGC, who will evaluate and send to the Government by May 28.
The Italian Players’ Association released a statement warning they will not stand for the financial incentives that could allow clubs to avoid paying their employees.