SAMPDORIA NEWS

Sampdoria defender Jeison Murillo has hailed the appointment of Claudio Ranieri as "a positive change" for the team.
Sampdoria owner Massimo Ferrero has confirmed his interest in signing Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi. “I’d like to see him in Blucerchiato...”
Roma captain Alessandro Florenzi might be on his way out the door in January, with Cagliari and Sampdoria joining Inter and Fiorentina in proposing loan deals.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from six Serie A games, including Cagliari-Fiorentina, Sampdoria-Atalanta, Parma-Roma and Juventus-Milan.
Sampdoria coach Claudio Ranieri is not worried by the side's lack of goals and maintains that he is building the foundations of his team.
Atalanta director general Umberto Marino claims a refereeing decision “completely changed the game” in their 0-0 draw with Sampdoria.
Atalanta were angry with the referee after a 0-0 draw with Sampdoria, as Ruslan Malinovskyi was sent off and Alex Ferrari avoided a red.
Check all the official line-ups from today’s Serie A afternoon games Lazio-Lecce, Udinese-SPAL and Sampdoria-Atalanta.
Atalanta are forced to make changes with Papu Gomez and Luis Muriel leading the way against Fabio Quagliarella’s Sampdoria.
Leonardo Semplici believes SPAL are on the right track as they take on Udinese, because the defeat to Sampdoria was “undeserved.”
Udinese won on his debut, but caretaker manager Luca Gotti continues to assure “there will be a different coach” in charge after the SPAL game.
Gian Piero Gasperini and Atalanta have even more injury problems going into tomorrow’s trip to Sampdoria. “We’re a bit low on numbers.”
Alessandro Del Piero celebrates his 45th birthday today, so Football Italia decided to rank his five greatest lesser-known goals for the Bianconeri, not an easy task considering he scored 290 for Juventus over a 19-year period.
Sampdoria boss Claudio Ranieri says he is happy to be working with Gaston Ramirez. "I wanted him when I was at Leicester City."
The referees for Serie A Week 12 have been announced, with Fabio Maresca given Juventus-Milan on Sunday.
The FIGC has officially applied for Serie A clubs to be awarded five substitutions in matches.
Roma have been fined €30,000 for ‘territorial discrimination’ chants against Napoli, while Atalanta’s Josip Ilicic receives a two-match ban.
Leonardo Semplici admits his SPAL side “have never been in this situation before” after they lost 1-0 to Sampdoria on Monday night.
Claudio Ranieri claims “balance” is more important to Sampdoria than forging an identity right now after they beat SPAL 1-0 on Monday.
Gianluca Caprari’s last-gasp header secured Sampdoria a 1-0 win at SPAL to give Claudio Ranieri his first victory and lift them off the bottom of Serie A.