SAMPDORIA NEWS

Sampdoria assistant manager Nenad Sakic said the early red card “was decisive” in a 2-0 Coppa Italia defeat to Inter.
Roberto Mancini trusts the new-look Inter “can certainly improve” with Lukas Podolski and Xherdan Shaqiri combining.
Xherdan Shaqiri scored on his full debut from a Lukas Podolski assist, as Inter beat nine-man Sampdoria despite Mauro Icardi’s saved penalty.
Sampdoria insist Samuel Eto’o wants to join them, but “nobody can figure out who is in charge at Everton.”
Xherdan Shaqiri, Lukas Podolski, Mateo Kovacic and Mauro Icardi start as Inter face Sampdoria in the Coppa Italia tonight.
Luis Muriel sent a message to Udinese fans after confirming “as of today I am a new Sampdoria player.”
Director Carlo Osti confirmed Samuel Eto’o “wants to join Sampdoria. He is negotiating with Everton.”
Roberto Mancini joked with Sampdoria Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic and said Inter won’t underestimate the Coppa Italia.
Sampdoria have sold goalkeeper Junior Da Costa to Bologna and signed Alberto Frison from Catania.
Everton are irritated at Sampdoria’s very public deal with Samuel Eto’o and insist “there is nothing imminent.”
Xherdan Shaqiri and Lukas Podolski are in Inter’s squad for the Coppa Italia against Sampdoria tomorrow.
Stefano Okaka appears to have been forgiven, as he is included in Sampdoria’s Coppa Italia squad against Inter.
Marcello Lippi believes Juventus should cash in on Paul Pogba and use the funds to improve the rest of their squad.
Fiorentina could take Stefano Okaka off Sampdoria’s hands after the striker was sent home from training yesterday.
Sampdoria sporting director Carlo Osti says he would ‘prefer not to speak’ about forward Stefano Okaka.
Stefano Okaka's agent says reports of the row with Sampdoria have been ‘overstated’, and declares that the striker is not thinking about Milan.
Sampdoria have confirmed that Stefano Okaka was sent home from training today after behaving ‘inappropriately’ toward Sinisa Mihajlovic.
It’s reported that Stefano Okaka left Sampdoria training early today, after a bust-up with Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic.
Sampdoria sporting director Carlo Osti reveals Samuel Eto’o will arrive in Genoa on Tuesday, and Luis Muriel will be confirmed soon.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero confirmed “Samuel Eto’o will arrive and score many goals.”