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Monday June 17 2019
Totti considering Samp and Fiorentina

Reports are growing that Sampdoria offered Francesco Totti a directorial role after he quit Roma with a fiery Press conference, but Fiorentina are also an option.

The former captain had been proposed the role of technical director at the Stadio Olimpico, but turned it down, insisting he had been ignored and shoved aside by consultant Franco Baldini and President James Pallotta for two years.

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Monday June 17 2019
EDF all set for Sampdoria

Eusebio Di Francesco will reportedly replace Marco Giampaolo as Coach of Sampdoria on Friday, after his contract with Roma was terminated today.

According to Gianluca Di Marzio, the tactician will join the Blucerchiati on Friday, signing a three-year deal to become the new Coach at Marassi, after his severance package with the Giallorossi was finalised.

The 49-year-old was sacked by Roma in March after his side were knocked out of the Champions League Round of 16 by Porto.

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Saturday June 15 2019
Official: Giampaolo leaves Sampdoria

Sampdoria have officially released Marco Giampaolo from his contract and he is expected to sign for Milan imminently.

The 51-year-old Coach had been in charge of Samp since the summer of 2016 and had one more year to run on his contract, but was allowed to leave following a meeting with President Massimo Ferrero.

A two-year deal with option for a third has been lined up for him at Milan, where he’ll replace outgoing Gennaro Gattuso.

“We thank Marco for the three seasons with us,” President Ferrero told the official club website.

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Saturday June 15 2019
Di Francesco accepts Samp job

Eusebio Di Francesco has reportedly agreed a deal with Sampdoria, but needs to terminate his contract with Roma first.

The Coach was sacked in March after the Champions League Round of 16 exit to FC Porto, replaced by caretaker manager Claudio Ranieri.

According to Sky Sport Italia, Di Francesco took a few days to consider Sampdoria’s proposal and accepted, agreeing personal terms for a three-year deal.

However, before signing on with the Blucerchiati, he must first terminate the on-going contract with Roma by mutual consent.

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Friday June 14 2019
Samp: EDF waiting on Roma

Eusebio Di Francesco will be named Sampdoria’s new Coach once he is released from his contract with Roma.

Sky Sport Italia reports Di Francesco has already accepted Samp’s offer of a three-year deal.

However, he will not formally take charge until he reaches an agreement with Roma over a termination.

The 49-year-old was sacked by the Giallorossi in March but remains on their payroll.

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Wednesday June 12 2019
Fonseca: 'Courageous, ambitious Roma'

New Coach Paulo Fonseca outlined his vision for Roma. “I am sure we’ll build a courageous, ambitious team that the supporters can be proud of.”

The Portuguese tactician was appointed this week on a two-year contract with option to extend, having spent three years at Shakhtar Donetsk.

“I’m happy, I’m very excited. I’m very optimistic about this challenge,” he told the official Roma website.

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Wednesday June 12 2019
EDF considering Sampdoria offer

Eusebio Di Francesco is reportedly taking some time to decide on the Sampdoria job after a meeting with director of sport Carlo Osti.

The former Sassuolo and Roma boss sat down with Osti today to discuss the project rather than focus on financial details, according to Sky Sport Italia.

Telenord point to a contract worth €1.5m, slightly below his requested €1.8m salary, but above all concerns over the future of the club.

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Monday June 10 2019
Report: EDF set for Samp

Sportitalia is reporting former Roma boss Eusebio Di Francesco has agreed to take over at Sampdoria, while Riccardo Pecini and Daniele Prade will also return.

According to Sportitalia’s Michele Criscitello, there is ‘total agreement’ between Di Francesco and Samp.

It follows hot on the heels of confirmation from Sky Sport Italia that the Coach had held talks with the Blucerchiati on Monday.

Elsewhere, the Ligurians are set to bring back former chief scout Pecini from Empoli, plus ex-technical director Prade.

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Sunday June 9 2019
Giampaolo ready for Milan

Marco Giampaolo is already in Milan and ready to sign the two-year contract, with option for a third, once Sampdoria release him.

Sky Sport Italia report Giampaolo has already returned to Italy after his brief vacation in Croatia.

He is expected to meet with Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero tomorrow and can then sign the contract with Milan.

It’ll be a two-year deal with option for a third, worth approximately €2m per season.

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Sunday June 2 2019
Pioli to Samp, Giampaolo for Milan

Stefano Pioli has accepted the Sampdoria job, with Marco Giampaolo heading to Milan, claim multiple sources.

Sky Sport Italia and Sportitalia have the same version of events, pointing to a successful meeting between Pioli and Samp representatives.

He would be back in action just weeks after he resigned from Fiorentina in protest at criticism from the club.

Eusebio Di Francesco was another candidate for Sampdoria, but is still under contract with Roma and needs to terminate that deal by mutual consent first.

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