SAMPDORIA NEWS

Roberto Mancini has mused on the Genoa derby kick-off controversy and on how both the Grifone and Sampdoria are revived under new Coaches.
Catania striker Maxi Lopez has admitted that he would be willing to move back to Sampdoria.
Sinisa Mihajlovic felt Sampdoria threw away two points, but Bologna's assistant manager saw a deserved draw.
Sampdoria boss Sinisa Mihajlovic gave Bologna star Alessandro Diamanti the highest praise. “He has a left foot like mine.”
Local MPs have failed in their attempts to move the Genoa Derby, so it will be on February 2 at 11.30 GMT.
Manolo Gabbiadini’s proposed move to Galatasaray has fallen through, with his agent suggesting because of Sinisa Mihajlovic.
Livorno have officially signed defender Paolo Castellini from Sampdoria, the first reinforcement for new Coach Mimmo Di Carlo.
The President of the Serbian Football Federation has claimed that they have held talks with Sampdoria’s Sinisa Mihajlovic.
QPR goalkeeper Julio Cesar admits he “would like” to join Cagliari, but Sampdoria are also interested.
Antonio Cassano thanked Parma and the fans for “putting up with me. I always make life difficult for myself!”
Antonio Conte praised Sampdoria for coming to attack Juventus, but was very critical of Paul Pogba’s performance.
Sinisa Mihajlovic admits Juventus deserved the victory, but was pleased his Sampdoria “did not come here to defend.”
Arturo Vidal has already matched his personal best of 10 Serie A goals, but admits he was impressed by Sampdoria.
Juventus were forced to work very hard for a 12th consecutive victory, as Arturo Vidal’s brace and a Paul Pogba curler beat Sampdoria 4-2.
Juventus aim for a 12th consecutive Serie A victory, but welcome Sinisa Mihajlovic’s fired-up Sampdoria.
Roberto Mancini is cheering on Sampdoria and Sinisa Mihajlovic against Juventus today. “They’ve become my life’s biggest rivals.”
Andrea Barzagli returns to the Juventus squad for Saturday’s Serie A game against Sampdoria.
Antonio Conte admits that Roma and Napoli’s transfer work this month means he cannot relax in the second half of the season with Juventus.
Sinisa Mihajlovic has indicated Sampdoria’s resolve to push Juventus this weekend, labelling the Week 20 meeting as ‘a decent test’.
Eder has promised that Sampdoria will play to win against Juventus on Saturday and that they face the League leaders with an improved mentality.