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Monday October 26 2020
Ranieri: 'I want to advance in the Cup'

Claudio Ranieri will rotate against Salernitana on Tuesday but stressed he ‘cares and the lads must care’ when they face the Serie B side in the Coppa Italia.

Salernitana are second in Serie B with 11 points from five games in 2020-21 and Ranieri knows the visitors are doing well so far.

“I care and the lads must care,” Ranieri told the club’s official website. “I will use those who played less because they deserve it.

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Sunday October 25 2020
Ranieri’s Samp reminiscent of legendary Leicester

Claudio Ranieri’s Sampdoria look similar to his legendary Leicester side even if the Blucerchiati may not reach the same achievement, writes Giancarlo Rinaldi.

Even if he never won another thing, Claudio Ranieri’s legendary status would be safe. His role in taking Leicester City to the most surprising Premier League title in recent memory has guaranteed him eternal gratitude at the King Power Stadium. At the age of 69 many would be happy to rest upon such laurels but instead he has been busy trying to carve out another minor miracle with Sampdoria at the Stadio Marassi.

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Saturday October 24 2020
Ranieri: 'Wanted courageous Sampdoria'

Claudio Ranieri asked Sampdoria to ‘show courage’ against Atalanta and Lazio, but is keeping his feet on the ground after surprise wins.

This was the third consecutive victory for the Blucerchiati, who beat Lazio 3-0 last week, and put them temporarily in third place alongside La Dea on nine points.

Ranieri has a remarkable record against Gian Piero Gasperini, winning six of their total nine meetings.

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Friday October 23 2020
Ranieri: 'Samp must match Atalanta's determination'

Sampdoria coach Claudio Ranieri said Keita Balde and Adrien Silva are ‘improving’ and hope to see the Blucerchiati match ‘the determination’ of Atalanta.

Ranieri’s men face Atalanta after back-to-back wins against Fiorentina and Lazio in Serie A, but the coach expects to face a ‘united’ Orobici and stressed the Blucerchiati must be 'as determined’ as their opponents.

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Saturday October 17 2020
Ranieri: 'Experience valuable for Samp'

Claudio Ranieri believes Sampdoria were able to control Lazio thanks also to the more ‘experienced’ players they brought in this season.

The Blucerchiati put in a dominant performance from start to finish, securing the victory with goals from Fabio Quagliarella, Tommaso Augello and Mikkel Damsgaard.

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Friday October 16 2020
Inzaghi 'wanted to keep' Keita and Candreva

Simone Inzaghi said he wanted to keep both Keita Balde and Antonio Candreva at Lazio and believes the Aquile must ‘play a great match’ to beat Sampdoria.

The Biancocelesti struggle with a long injury list as they return to action against Sampdoria at the Marassi tomorrow.

“We have some defections and some players who are not at their best,” Inzaghi said at a press conference.

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Saturday October 3 2020
Ranieri: 'Wanted Adrien Silva at Leicester'

Sampdoria coach Claudio Ranieri admits he already wanted new signing Adrien Silva at Leicester City during his tenure. ‘The club only bought him after I’d left.’

The midfielder is on his way to join Samp as a free agent, with Leicester letting him go a year before his contract expires.

“I already wanted Adrien when I was at Leicester, but in the end the club only bought him the year after I’d left,” Ranieri told Sky Sport Italia.

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Thursday October 1 2020
Ranieri: 'Prove this isn't Sampdoria'

Claudio Ranieri urges Sampdoria to ‘prove this team isn’t what we’ve seen so far this season’ ahead of their trip to Fiorentina.

The Blucerchiati have lost both their Serie A matches so far this season and are back on the pitch tomorrow evening.

“We need to start picking up points against a team that has strengthened a great deal in recent months,” said Ranieri on the club website.

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Tuesday September 29 2020
Candreva: 'I bring experience'

Sampdoria winger Antonio Candreva thanked coach Claudio Ranieri and patron Massimo Ferrero and hopes to help Fabio Quagliarella ‘score many goals’.

The former Inter man has moved to the Blucerchiati this summer and chipped in with an assist in his first game at the Marassi.

“Starting this new experience is nice,” he told the club’s official website. “I have a lot of enthusiasm and desire to do well.

“My new teammates have welcomed me, and the negotiations were quick. I was already talking to Quagliarella.

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Saturday September 26 2020
Ranieri: 'Benevento deserved the points'

Claudio Ranieri reveals he complimented Pippo Inzaghi after Benevento’s 3-2 comeback victory over Sampdoria. ‘It was fully deserved.’

Samp had taken a comfortable early lead through Fabio Quagliarella and Omar Colley, but fell apart after the restart.

“We were 2-0 up and should’ve been able to control the game, but we conceded in a chaotic situation and that revived Benevento,” Ranieri told Sky Sport Italia.

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