SAMPDORIA NEWS

Maxi Lopez admits it has been tough seeing his wife move in with ex-teammate Mauro Icardi, but “one day maybe we’ll laugh about it.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic quoted Dante to prepare Sampdoria for their game with Atalanta. “We were in Hell, but can go to Paradise.”
Antonio Cassano “would be the happiest man in the world” if he went to the World Cup, but scoffed at Milan’s problems.
Sampdoria defender Shkodran Mustafi says he would like to play in the Bundesliga in the future.
Sampdoria are set to appoint former Milan sporting director Ariedo Braida, as they also try to extend Sinisa Mihajlovic’s stay as Coach.
Mimmo Di Carlo criticised his Livorno side for putting in a second half display at Sampdoria that turned a 2-0 advantage into a 4-2 defeat.
It was a game of two halves as both Sinisa Mihajlovic and Mimmo Di Carlo raged against their teams.
Inter sank Torino and Parma pushed Verona aside for sixth, while Atalanta punished 10-man Lazio and Sampdoria won a six-goal thriller with Livorno.
Sinisa Mihajlovic told Sampdoria that today’s meeting with Livorno is “a Final to be won at all costs” to go beyond safety.
Livorno President Aldo Spinelli confessed he’s considering retirement, but wants to “leave the club in Serie A.”
Cesare Prandelli has called 31 players for a pre-World Cup training camp, almost all of them debutants, including Simone Scuffet.
Sampdoria President Edoardo Garrone believes Sinisa Mihajlovic has the same qualities as legendary Coach Vujadin Boskov.
A majority of high profile Coaches in Italy polled are in agreement over the introduction of video technology into the game.
Dave Taylor picks his best XI from a Week 26 that saw Juve continue to steamroll all in front of them, and those behind as well.
Giampiero Ventura blasted 'embarrassing' Torino, but Sinisa Mihajlovic's plan paid off.
Sampdoria earned a shock victory away to Torino, Parma sank 10-man Sassuolo, Atalanta and Genoa won, but Bologna held Hellas Verona.
Sinisa Mihajlovic assured Sampdoria “won’t park the bus” against Torino despite a series of setbacks.
Milan forward Mario Balotelli’s involvement in this weekend’s match against Juventus has today been placed in further doubt.
Juventus have escaped with a €25,000 fine after their fans displayed offensive banners during the Old Lady’s derby win over Torino.
Milan striker Giampaolo Pazzini has thanked the Sampdoria fans who applauded him in yesterday’s match between the two teams.