SAMPDORIA NEWS

Sampdoria have signed Marco Marchionni from Parma in a straight swap with Andrea Costa.
Antonio Conte’s first Italy squad may include veterans Antonio Di Natale and Luca Toni, whilst other possible selections for the new CT also emerge.
Lazio crushed Bassano 7-0, while Verona, Cesena, Empoli, Sampdoria and Udinese also won in the Coppa Italia.
Representatives from Sampdoria and Inter will meet later this week to discuss Matias Silvestre, according to reports.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero told fans to “expect at least one or two new buys” this summer.
Sampdoria were beaten 2-0 by Liga champions Atletico Madrid to get second place in the Trofeo Carranza.
Sampdoria secured an impressive 2-0 win over Sevilla and will face Atletico Madrid in the Trofeo Caranza Final.
Liverpool could offer Sebastian Coates to Sampdoria for Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero.
Liverpool are tracking Sampdoria goalkeeper Sergio Romero, who played the World Cup Final with Argentina.
Reports in the Italian Press this morning claim that Napoli are closer to securing Marouane Fellaini, but have lined up a Plan B.
Sampdoria confirm they have signed goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano from newly promoted Serie A side Palermo.
Sampdoria chief Massimo Ferrero believes that Sinisa Mihajlovic would be a good Italy Coach, but wants him to stay for another decade.
Carlo Tavecchio’s FIGC election seems inevitable and he urged everyone to “work together to reform Italian football.”
Cesena have back-tracked on their FIGC election pledge and given their support back to Carlo Tavecchio.
Sampdoria were leading twice in London, but fitness levels were decisive as West Ham won 3-2.
Lazio chief Claudio Lotito is confident Carlo Tavecchio will be elected FIGC President on Monday despite a racism row.
Hugo Campagnaro “prefers Sampdoria to Genoa” and Inter “evidently want to give him away,” said his agent.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi slammed those “trying to change the rules two days” before the FIGC election.
It’s an Anglo-Italian day with Aston Villa-Parma, Sunderland-Udinese, West Ham-Sampdoria and Burnley-Verona.
Nine Serie A sides including Juventus, Roma and Fiorentina have announced they support neither Carlo Tavecchio nor Demetrio Albertini.