SAMPDORIA NEWS

The agent of Sampdoria youngster Mauro Icardi says he has no idea whether Milan are interested in his client.
The agent of Angelo Ogbonna and Andrea Poli has ruled out the option of a January move for his clients.
Delio Rossi is “convinced this Sampdoria side can stay in Serie A” after holding Milan to a 0-0 draw.
Massimiliano Allegri insists Milan “did not throw away points” in their Sampdoria stalemate.
Sampdoria and Milan both had good chances, but were unable to break the deadlock at Marassi.
Sampdoria and their starlet Mauro Icardi hope to cause another upset when Milan’s young trident comes to Marassi.
Robinho is in the Milan squad to face Sampdoria tomorrow evening, but “unlikely to play,” while Luca Antonini and Giampaolo Pazzini miss out.
Massimiliano Allegri is not concerned by Milan’s latest downturn in form and Coppa Italia exit, but demands improvements against Sampdoria tomorrow night.
Delio Rossi’s Sampdoria are fresh from a shock victory over Juventus and now hopes to cause another upset against Milan. “We’re sticking to a 3-5-2, just as we did in Turin.”
Sampdoria are in talks with the agent of Mauro Icardi regarding a new improved contract at Marassi.
Sampdoria have confirmed that they intend to hand Mauro Icardi a new contract following his goal exploits at Juventus.
Juventus board member Pavel Nedved has been banned from games until January 31 after he confronted officials at the weekend.
Catania's Francesco Lodi has been given a three-match ban after his straight red card in the Elefanti's 0-0 draw with Torino at the weekend.
Antonio Conte was stunned by the home defeat to 10-man Sampdoria, but admits Juventus “are only human.”
Delio Rossi gave the credit to his Sampdoria players for beating Juventus after playing with 10 men for an hour in Turin.
It could well be the shock of the season, as leaders Juventus were beaten 2-1 in Turin by 10-man Sampdoria!
Juventus begin 2013 against Delio Rossi’s troubled Sampdoria and throw Federico Peluso straight into the starting XI.
Federico Peluso could make his Juventus debut against Sampdoria on Sunday, but Kwadwo Asamoah has left for African Cup of Nations duty.
Juventus are back in action tomorrow against Sampdoria and Antonio Conte is targeting history. “Doing the Double means we are building something truly important.”
Sampdoria Coach Delio Rossi has refused to give Andrea Pirlo special treatment when his side face Juventus this weekend.