Nemanja Matic struck a woman in the crowd during his Manchester United debut – but it turned out to be Sampdoria Coach Marco Giampaolo’s wife!
Since 1982, Italian clubs have broken the world transfer record nine times, but they weren’t quite Neymar figures.
Former Sampdoria player Pedro Pereira could be heading back to Serie A for Fiorentina, claim O Jogo, on loan from Benfica.
Gaston Ramirez is undergoing his Sampdoria medical, ahead of a €9m move from Middlesbrough.
Patrik Schick will take new medical tests on Monday, with Juventus reportedly considering a new offer for the Sampdoria striker.
Sampdoria gave Manchester United a fright in tonight’s friendly with a Dennis Praet equaliser, but were beaten 2-1 by Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Juan Mata goals.
Sampdoria have reportedly agreed terms to sign defender Gianmarco Ferrari from Sassuolo.
Sampdoria striker Patrik Schick assures he is “not angry” with Juventus over the abandoned transfer when he failed a medical.
Sampdoria are believed to be close to a €9m plus bonuses deal for Middlesbrough’s Gaston Ramirez.
Today is the 33rd birthday of Verona striker and Italian international Giampaolo Pazzini.
Sergio Romero hailed Sampdoria as “a club with a lot of history” and remains close even as an opponent for Manchester United.
Patrik Schick returned to Sampdoria training today after his Juventus transfer collapsed due to heart problems. “I’m happy to be back.”
Patrik Schick is expected at Bogliasco today, as he prepares to start a personalised pre-season regime with Sampdoria.
Sampdoria have named their squad for the pre-season friendlies with Manchester United and Swansea.
Sampdoria have officially extended Lucas Torreira’s contract to June 2022, ending transfer speculation.
Sampdoria are reportedly on the verge of completing a swoop for Torino defender Luca Rossettini for €2m.
Hellas Verona beat Sampdoria in an all-Serie A friendly today thanks to a late Mattia Zaccagni strike.
St-Etienne have agreed a €5m deal for Empoli midfielder Assane Dioussé, claims today’s edition of L’Equipe.
The opening round of the Serie A 2017-18 season has been drawn up, including Inter-Fiorentina, Crotone-Milan, Verona-Napoli and Atalanta-Roma.
You can watch the live ceremony of the 2017-18 Serie A fixtures being drawn up this evening.