SAMPDORIA NEWS

In a frankly bizarre twist, Sampdoria caught a Genoa scout dressed in camouflage gear spying on their training ahead of Sunday’s derby.
Sampdoria youngster Vasco Regini has claimed he is at ‘100 per cent’ ahead of the derby this weekend.
Andrea Petagna joined Sampdoria on loan from Milan, but has learned so much from Giampaolo Pazzini and Mario Balotelli.
Italy have called Manuel Pasqual and Lorenzo De Silvestri to replace the injured Ignazio Abate and Luca Antonelli.
Sampdoria midfielder Angelo Palombo has conceded that all the team’s focus is on beating Genoa next Sunday.
Sampdoria legend Roberto Mancini says he likes the look of the Marassi outfit this season.
Sampdoria sporting director Carlo Osti has urged fans to show teenage striker Andrea Petagna some patience.
Fiorentina boss Vincenzo Montella turned down the option to sign Enzo Maresca from Sampdoria on Monday.
Birkir Bjarnason has completed a transfer from Serie B outfit Pescara to Sampdoria, the latter have confirmed.
Torino are closing in on a new goalkeeper with reports that free agent Tommaso Berni will join the club.
Sampdoria have announced the signing of teenage striker Andrea Petagna from Milan.
Milan youth Andrea Petagna opted to join Sampdoria after talking to Antonio Nocerino and Giampaolo Pazzini.
Milan got off the mark with a victory over Cagliari and Inter conquered Catania 3-0, while Mario Gomez bagged a brace in Fiorentina’s seven-goal thriller.
Delio Rossi warned his players to ignore transfer gossip against Bologna. “Anyone paid by Sampdoria should think only of this club.”
Cesare Prandelli will unveil his Italy squad for qualifiers against Bulgaria and the Czech Republic today with possible surprises.
Chievo have officially taken Marcelo Estigarribia on loan, while Livorno signed Marco Biagianti from Catania.
Juventus have sold Alessandro Matri to Milan for approximately €11m, as confirmed by Milan Channel.
Reports in the Italian Press have claimed that Napoli could make a late move for veteran midfielder Enzo Maresca.
Sampdoria have become the latest club to be paired with available Milan full-back Luca Antonini.
Torino tactician Giampiero Ventura has confirmed Enzo Maresca’s Turin derby past was the reason behind his failed transfer.