SAMPDORIA NEWS

Milan target Lucas Torreira admits “it was better in Italy” after one season at Arsenal. “I don’t think there are many things I enjoy here.”
Cagliari President Tommaso Giulini confirmed Inter’s offer for Nicolò Barella “is not satisfactory” and other clubs are interested in the midfielder.
Eusebio Di Francesco is reportedly taking some time to decide on the Sampdoria job after a meeting with director of sport Carlo Osti.
An ugly row has broken out between ex-Sampdoria director Edoardo Garrone and Genoa, with threats of legal action and accusations of financial mismanagement.
Milan are expected to sign former Roma director of sport Frederic ‘Ricky’ Massara as early as today, with Marco Giampaolo as Coach on Friday.
York Capital, Gianluca Vialli, Alex Knaster and Jamie Dinan have officially withdrawn their offer to buy Sampdoria from Massimo Ferrero and denied Genoa interest.
Milan will reportedly hold talks with prospective sporting director Ricky Massara today ahead of meeting Marco Giampaolo on Friday.
Daniele Prade has left Udinese by mutual consent, amidst speculation the technical director could return to Fiorentina.
Sportitalia is reporting former Roma boss Eusebio Di Francesco has agreed to take over at Sampdoria, while Riccardo Pecini and Daniele Prade will also return.
Arsenal offered €48m for Sampdoria pair Joachim Andersen and Dennis Praet, but the Blucerchiati want at least €55m.
Leonardo Semplici has officially extended his contract with SPAL until June 2021, along with his entire staff.
This should be a very busy day for Serie A, as announcements are expected on Maurizio Sarri to Juventus, Marco Giampaolo to Milan and Paulo Fonseca to Roma.
Marco Giampaolo is already in Milan and ready to sign the two-year contract, with option for a third, once Sampdoria release him.
Ciro Immobile might not even be on the bench when Italy visit Greece this evening, as Fabio Quagliarella or Andrea Belotti complete the trident attack.
Roberto Mancini is keeping his options open in attack as Italy visit Greece in tonight’s Euro 2020 qualifier. “The key will be stopping them getting into their rhythm.”
Arsenal proposed a double €48m deal for Sampdoria defender Joachim Andersen and midfielder Dennis Praet, both also Milan targets.
Federico Chiesa, Fabio Quagliarella and Federico Bernardeschi are reportedly the trio in attack when Italy visit Greece in a Euro 2020 qualifier.
Arsenal have reportedly improved their bid for Joachim Andersen and Dennis Praet to €45m – but Sampdoria want at least €50m for the pair.
Marco Giampaolo will reportedly sign a two-year contract with Milan, who are getting a ‘great’ Coach according to Sampdoria owner Massimo Ferrero.
Marco Giampaolo has reportedly agreed a two-year contract with Milan, while Lazio director Igli Tare is sorely tempted to join him.