SAMPDORIA NEWS

Genoa midfielder Iago Falque says the possibility of leapfrogging Sampdoria is not a motivation for his side in tonight’s match with Palermo.
Cesena boss Pierpaolo Bisoli was pleased with the point against Sampdoria, although “we threatened to win it.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic was furious after Sampdoria’s 1-1 draw at Cesena. “I see this as a defeat. We threw away two points.”
Fiorentina conquered Verona at the Bentegodi, Antonio Di Natale made history, Empoli added to Parma’s misery and Cesena stalled Sampdoria.
Cesena are without a win since the opening weekend, but Pierpaolo Bisoli is “relaxed” against Sampdoria.
Sinisa Mihajlovic said Sampdoria mustn’t get lulled into a false sense of security as “favourites” in Cesena.
President Massimo Ferrero believes Sampdoria “can win the Scudetto with Sinisa Mihajlovic as my Vujadin Boskov.”
Sampdoria patron Massimo Ferrero was his usual outlandish self, praising and criticising the other Serie A Presidents.
Milan could reportedly land Sampdoria striker Stefano Okaka in January, by sending Giampaolo Pazzini in the other direction.
Antonio Cassano's long-held ambitions to return to Sampdoria may find an unexpected antagonist in current Blucerchiati Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic.
Sampdoria are apparently looking to reward Stefano Okaka with a contract extension, but the player reportedly wants to survey the landscape.
Stefano Okaka will “forever be grateful” to Sampdoria Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic for his Italy debut against Albania.
Sampdoria striker Stefano Okaka scored on his Italy debut for a 1-0 friendly victory over Albania in Genoa.
The looming financial crisis at Parma could reportedly see Antonio Cassano return to Sampdoria.
Tomorrow’s Italy-Albania was organised to raise funds for the city, but Genoa President Enrico Preziosi insists it is “inopportune.”
Sampdoria striker Stefano Okaka has been given the iconic Number 9 jersey and Sebastian Giovinco 10 for Italy-Albania.
Antonio Conte tested out a brand-new Italy line-up for tomorrow’s Albania friendly, heavy in Genoa and Sampdoria players.
Lorenzo De Silvestri and Luca Antonelli praised the people of Genoa following the recent floods that engulfed the area.
Antonio Cassano is once more being paired with a return to Sampdoria, as he apparently meets with his agent.
Roberto Soriano had a “dream” Italy debut against Croatia, albeit one he wasn’t expecting.