SAMPDORIA NEWS

Sampdoria sporting director Carlo Osti says the Blucerchiati are unlikely Manolo Gabbiadini in January.
Following an extended weekend in Serie A and some superb goals from defenders Dave Taylor selects his best XI for Week 13.
Rafa Benitez said Napoli largely controlled Sampdoria in a 1-1 draw and the referee “had an off day.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic said Sampdoria “deserved the victory” against Napoli, so they “can only be proud” after a 1-1 draw.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero insists they were “totally superior to Napoli” despite a 1-1 draw.
Duvan Zapata’s last-gasp header gave 10-man Napoli a precious 1-1 draw away to Sampdoria to go joint third with Genoa.
Sampdoria midfielder Pedro Obiang said tonight’s match with Napoli is “a play-off for third place.”
Rafa Benitez acknowledges tonight’s Sampdoria-Napoli showdown for third place is “an important game for the table.”
It’s a head-to-head for third place between Sampdoria and Napoli, so can Sinisa Mihajlovic’s men cause another upset?
Sampdoria have officially extended their contract with director of sport Carlo Osti to June 2018.
Napoli Coach Rafa Benitez might rest Marek Hamsik against Sampdoria, while Sinisa Mihajlovic must choose between formations.
Sinisa Mihajlovic definitely won’t settle for a point, as Sampdoria can leapfrog Napoli into third place.
Dries Mertens is back in the Napoli squad for Monday’s Serie A trip to Sampdoria after suffering concussion.
There are reports two German clubs are preparing €8m offers for Sampdoria and Italy striker Stefano Okaka.
Gonzalo Higuain can make Napoli history against Sampdoria by matching Diego Maradona’s record.
Sampdoria welcome Napoli on Monday and President Massimo Ferrero has a lot in common with Aurelio De Laurentiis.
Rafa Benitez confirms Napoli like Ezequiel Lavezzi and Manolo Gabbiadini ahead of a trip to Sampdoria.
Sampdoria forward Stefano Okaka almost gave up on football, thanked Antonio Cassano, would only play for Italy and transforms into “a beast” on the field.
Milan’s in-house television channel is reporting that Giampaolo Pazzini will not be leaving the club in January.
Carlo Osti has made clear that Sampdoria do not intend to sell Manolo Gabbiadini, Stefano Okaka or any first team player in January.