SAMPDORIA NEWS

Parma won an intriguing pre-season friendly against Sampdoria, as Roberto Inglese and Mattia Sprocati completed the comeback.
Hellas Verona have officially signed Valerio Verre from Sampdoria, on loan with option to buy.
Cagliari forward Diego Farias finally seems to be on his way to Lecce, on loan with option to buy for a total €6.5m.
Sampdoria have officially sold Belgium midfielder Dennis Praet to Leicester City for a fee of around €20m.
Sampdoria midfielder Dennis Praet has arrived to complete his £18m (€19.5m) transfer to Leicester City.
Jeison Murillo’s Sampdoria career has not got off to the best of starts after his car was stolen by thieves.
Cagliari drew 2-2 with Fenerbahce in Istanbul, Sampdoria played a 5-3 thriller with Spezia, while Brescia lost 2-0 to Alanyaspor.
Dennis Praet has reportedly agreed personal terms, as Leicester City and Sampdoria exchanged the contracts this evening for €21m.
Leicester City are reportedly close to a €20m deal with Sampdoria for Dennis Praet, who had also been linked with Milan.
Milan are reportedly still keen on signing Sampdoria midfielder Dennis Praet – but only if Franck Kessie leaves.
Leicester City are reportedly offering Algeria winger Rachid Ghezzal plus cash for Sampdoria midfielder Dennis Praet.
Sampdoria have released Rafael, freeing the goalkeeper up for a move to EFL Championship side Reading.
Genoa new boy Riccardo Saponara has played down his Sampdoria past. “I’m a professional and I want to do well.”
Riccardo Saponara is on the verge of a move to Genoa on loan from Fiorentina, remaining in the city after his Sampdoria spell.
Sampdoria are reportedly very close to agreeing terms with free agent Hatem Ben Arfa, while goalkeeper Rafael is going to Reading FC.
Bologna, Lazio and Fiorentina all recorded wins in Saturday’s friendly action, but there were defeats for Cagliari, Parma and Sampdoria.
Genoa have reportedly struck a deal with Fiorentina to sign attacker Riccardo Saponara.
Massimo Ferrero says ‘enough is enough’ after accusing Gianluca Vialli’s consortium of ‘embarrassing’ Sampdoria and holding up their transfer strategy.
Milan are reportedly considering letting Andrea Conti join Sampdoria on loan and replacing him with Jacopo Sala.
Sampdoria have approached Hatem Ben Arfa, claim Sky Sport Italia, who is a free agent after his Rennes contract expired.