SAMPDORIA NEWS

The dates and times for the Coppa Italia last-16 ties have been confirmed to start on December 12.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero warned Lucas Torreira “is worth €50m, while for Dennis Praet they need €30-40m and we don’t intend to sell.”
Daniele Orsato has been announced as the referee for tomorrow’s Napoli-Juventus game.
Sampdoria boss Marco Giampaolo claims Dawid Kownacki can be “more complete” than Patrik Schick after the striker’s brace in the Coppa Italia.
The Serie A match between Sampdoria and Roma that was called off due to rain on September 9 will now be played on January 24.
Sampdoria swept past Zdenek Zeman’s Pescara with a Dawid Kownacki brace, plus an assist, to set up a Coppa Italia meeting with Fiorentina on December 13.
Torino Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic admits “a part of me is dead” as he can no longer take free-kicks.
Sampdoria have announced that both Karol Linetty and Ivan Strinic have both suffered thigh injuries.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s four Serie A games: Bologna-Sampdoria, Sassuolo-Verona, Chievo-SPAL and Inter visiting Cagliari.
Marco Giampaolo refused to fault Sampdoria’s attitude after a 3-0 defeat to 10-man Bologna, but “we were missing something.”
Roberto Donadoni hopes Bologna’s 3-0 win over Sampdoria can be a valuable lesson. “The more we believe in ourselves, the better we’ll do.”
Bologna incredibly swept Sampdoria aside 3-0, even when down to 10 men for the entire second half, for the Blucerchiati’s third loss of the season.
Bologna and Sampdoria’s last games were both 3-2 thrillers, so it’s worth keeping a close eye on events at the Stadio Dall’Ara.
Sampdoria boss Marco Giampaolo has urged his side “not to be lulled too much” by their win against Juventus when they face Bologna.
Miralem Pjanic concedes Juventus “have to play better football,” but looks denies they care more about the Champions League than Serie A.
Davide Massa will referee Lazio-Fiorentina on Sunday evening, as the Week 14 referees are announced.
Sampdoria’s sporting director asserts Lucas Torreira will stay put in January, “even if everyone’s already asking me about him.”
Max Allegri doesn’t understand the comparisons between Paulo Dybala and Leo Messi, but insists Juventus “don’t have big problems” ahead of Barcelona.
Douglas Costa insists Juventus “played well” against Sampdoria, but “we have to be more solid”.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero assured “nobody will leave in January” and said they “beat a Ferrari with a Fiat 500” after defeating Juventus.