Patrik Schick insists he is ‘happy at Roma’ after receiving criticism for an interview he gave.
It is reported that Napoli are lining up a January transfer swoop for Fabio Quagliarella.
Sampdoria’s lawyer Antonio Romei warns Napoli that Fabio Quagliarella is not for sale - “he’s fundamental for us and he’s happy in Genoa”.
Genoa have officially fired Coach Ivan Juric after just six points from 12 Serie A rounds, with Davide Ballardini expected to come in.
It’s widely reported that Genoa have decided to sack Ivan Juric, but are still negotiating with potential replacement Davide Ballardini.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero says winning last night’s derby with Genoa gave him an ‘indescribable’ feeling.
Davide Ballardini is the favourite to take over if Genoa sack Ivan Juric, ahead of Massimo Oddo and Walter Mazzarri.
Marco Giampaolo praised Duvan Zapata, but reveals he almost missed Sampdoria’s 2-0 win over Genoa due to surgery this week.
Ivan Juric admits “the possibility of dismissal was in the air” before Genoa’s 2-0 defeat to Sampdoria. “I accept whatever comes next.”
Fabio Quagliarella relished his first goal in the Derby della Lanterna, as Sampdoria beat Genoa in an “incredible atmosphere.”
Gaston Ramirez and Fabio Quagliarella both scored from Duvan Zapata assists, as Sampdoria plunged rivals Genoa into crisis with a 2-0 result.
Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira warns the Derby della Lanterna is “separate from the rest” of the season against off-form Genoa.
Adel Taarabt believes Genoa have been putting in the performances and not getting the results, so the derby with Sampdoria is crucial.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s two Serie A games, Bologna-Crotone and the Derby della Lanterna Genoa v Sampdoria.
Genoa rely on Gianluca Lapadula to win the Derby della Lanterna and save Coach Ivan Juric’s job against high-flying rivals Sampdoria.
Torino Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic points out Inter are “not unbeatable and I already got Luciano Spalletti fired once before.”
It looks as if tonight’s Derby della Lanterna will go ahead despite a weather alert in the city ahead of Genoa v Sampdoria.
The Derby della Lanterna is the local showdown between the oldest and youngest clubs in Serie A.
Lucas Torreira “would be perfect for Luciano Spalletti’s Inter. We’ve already spoken to two Italian clubs and one abroad,” said the Sampdoria midfielder’s agent.
Roma director of sport Monchi explained why they won’t ask Leicester City for Riyad Mahrez again. “The only reason he didn’t come…”