SAMPDORIA NEWS

Dries Mertens, Jose Callejon and Lorenzo Insigne support Gonzalo Higuain in attack for Napoli’s home clash with Sampdoria.
Rafa Benitez explained Napoli’s injury crisis and joked Sampdoria Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic “might want to take some free kicks!”
Napoli are without Pepe Reina, Marek Hamsik and Valon Behrami for tomorrow’s game against Sampdoria.
Sinisa Mihajlovic warns Napoli to expect a surprise at the San Paolo. “They have a few holes in defence.”
Bologna and Sampdoria are reportedly considering exchanging Michele Pazienza with Enzo Maresca this month.
Antonio Cassano has dismissed rumours of a January switch to Sampdoria by committing his immediate future to Parma.
Marek Hamsik is expected to be available for Napoli’s game against Sampdoria next Monday.
Bartosz Salamon has eulogised about the impact Sinisa Mihajlovic has made since coming in at Sampdoria.
Angelo Palombo is confident Sampdoria will have nothing to worry about should they be able to remain on their current path.
Sampdoria President Edoardo Garrone believes that his side will have to ‘fight’ if they are to avoid relegation.
Sinisa Mihajlovic admits Sampdoria didn't deserve their point and Roberto Donadoni agreed.
Roma crushed Catania 4-0 despite some amazing Gervinho misses, Verona flattened Lazio, Torino put four past Chievo and Fiorentina left it late at Sassuolo.
Sinisa Mihajlovic is still unbeaten as Sampdoria Coach and wants another victory against Parma today.
Roberto Donadoni prepares Parma against Sampdoria and feels rumours about Antonio Cassano’s future are “inevitable.”
Parma have quickly denied speculation that Antonio Cassano could be set for a return to Sampdoria in January.
Antonio Cassano will have an extended Christmas break after having plates removed in his hand on Wednesday.
The Coppa Italia Round of 16 schedule has been drawn up with Roma-Sampdoria and Udinese-Inter on January 9.
Eugenio Corini insists Chievo put in a good performance, while Sinisa Mihajlovic wasn't entirely happy.
Fiorentina crushed Bologna, Miroslav Klose’s brace revived Lazio, Sampdoria and Torino earned shock away wins in Udine and Verona, while last-gasp Atalanta held Genoa.
Sinisa Mihajlovic has revived Sampdoria and takes on Chievo today, but warns “the squad has to be reduced.”