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Friday November 15 2019
Ramirez: 'Now Samp have to score'

Sampdoria midfielder Gaston Ramirez says that Claudio Ranieri has done a good job with the team defensively, but they have to start "scoring goals."

Since Ranieri has taken charge, Samp have only scored three goals, with a 1-0 win over SPAL their lone victory, and Ramirez says the time must come for the team to attack as well as sort out their leaky defence.

"It's true that we are in a difficult situation, every point is important and contributes to improve the situation," the trequartista told Sky Sport Italia.

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Wednesday November 13 2019
Murillo: 'Ranieri change positive'

Sampdoria defender Jeison Murillo has hailed the appointment of Claudio Ranieri as "a positive change" for the team.

Murillo joined Samp from Valencia in August and was speaking at Colombia's training camp ahead of their two friendlies against Peru and Ecuador.

"It's great to play regularly in a League I have already played in, know well and like a lot.

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Sunday November 10 2019
Ranieri: 'We're building foundations'

Sampdoria coach Claudio Ranieri is not worried by the side's lack of goals and maintains that he is building the foundations of his team.

The Blucerchiati held Atalanta to a goalless draw at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris and have only scored three times in the last six games.

Speaking to Sky Sport Italia after the game, Ranieri insisted he is not worried.

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Friday November 8 2019
Ranieri: 'Wanted Ramirez at Leicester'

Sampdoria boss Claudio Ranieri says he is happy to be working with Gaston Ramirez. "I wanted him when I was at Leicester City."

Ramirez has only played four times for Samp this season, mostly coming on as a substitute during games, but Ranieri nonetheless rates the Uruguay midfielder highly.

"I think the world of Gaston, I wanted him when I was at Leicester. I'm sure he'll give us a big hand," he said at a Press conference.

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Monday November 4 2019
Ranieri: 'Balance first, identity later'

Claudio Ranieri claims “balance” is more important to Sampdoria than forging an identity right now after they beat SPAL 1-0 on Monday.

Gianluca Caprari came off the bench to head in a stoppage-time winner for Samp, and Ranieri felt his players were benefitting from a new-found “belief” in themselves.

“It was a tough game, but we knew it would be,” the former Roma boss told Sky Sport Italia.

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Sunday November 3 2019
Ranieri: 'Samp will fight to the end'

Sampdoria coach Claudio Ranieri insists his team will "fight to the end, beyond the result," as they visit SPAL on Monday night.

It kicks off at 19.45 GMT on Monday, click here for a match preview.

"The fans need to know that we will always fight, all the way, beyond the result, like we did against Lecce," said the coach in his press conference.

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Thursday October 31 2019
Ranieri: 'Goal a good omen'

Claudio Ranieri felt 'everything was going against' Sampdoria until a late goal to grab a vital point against Lecce on Wednesday.

The 1-1 draw was far from what they wanted in Genoa this week. The new coach admits that they are going through a tough period, but doesn’t want to take anything from Lecce’s performance on the road.

“Everything is going against us at the moment,” said Ranieri after the loss. “Compliments to Lecce, who are on good form.

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Tuesday October 29 2019
Ranieri: Samp need to be men

Claudio Ranieri has warned his Sampdoria players that they will only move up the table if they are “men who want to face their difficulties”.

Samp have yet to win under Ranieri, drawing with Roma before losing 2-1 to Bologna, and the Coach issued a rallying cry to his underperforming side as they prepared to take on Lecce in Serie A tomorrow.

“Lecce are a good team, they’ve won consecutive promotions with the same Coach and almost the same players,” he said at a Press conference.

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Sunday October 27 2019
Ranieri: 'Samp, keep it simple'

Claudio Ranieri urged Sampdoria to “keep it simple” and build on the positives seen against Roma, as they visit Sinisa Mihajlovic’s Bologna.

It kicks off at 11.30 GMT, click here for a match preview.

The veteran tactician made his debut on the Blucerchiati bench with a creditable 0-0 draw against Roma and now visits the Stadio Dall’Ara and a Bologna side that has lost its way of late.

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Sunday October 20 2019
Ranieri: 'Not such a wily old fox'

Claudio Ranieri joked he “preferred to be called a wily old fox when I was young, as it’s a little too close to home now” after a Sampdoria debut on his 68th birthday.

The native Roman made his first appearance on the Blucerchiati bench in a 0-0 draw with his hometown club Roma this afternoon.

“The lads worked very well in training, but you can only tell so much in that situation,” the Coach told Sky Sport Italia.

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