SAMPDORIA NEWS

Juventus have sold their half of ex-Sampdoria striker Manolo Gabbiadini to Napoli for €6.25m.
Napoli have confirmed the signings of Ivan Strinic and Manolo Gabbiadini, after the players passed medicals.
Sampdoria are still in talks over Luis Muriel and have raised their offer to €10m, though Udinese still demand €15m.
Manolo Gabbiadini admits he “did not expect this” after 1,000 Napoli fans shut down the airport to welcome him.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito said his team goes into “three Punic Wars” against Sampdoria, Roma and Napoli.
Napoli fans shut down the airport as they rushed in their hundreds to greet Manolo Gabbiadini ahead of his €13m transfer.
Sampdoria are on the verge of signing Udinese and Colombia forward Luis Muriel for €15m.
Lazio have named their squad for tomorrow’s game with Sampdoria, including Antonio Candreva and Lucas Biglia.
Stefano Pioli warned Lazio to put all their focus into tomorrow’s showdown with Sampdoria. “We must continue to earn third.”
Sampdoria are without injured Lorenzo De Silvestri for tomorrow’s trip to Lazio.
Sinisa Mihajlovic joked about the Rome derby within Sampdoria and promised to “surprise” Lazio tomorrow.
Manolo Gabbiadini has left Sampdoria to complete his Napoli transfer. “It was a wonderful year and a half.”
Manolo Gabbiadini will arrive on Sunday evening to complete his transfer from Sampdoria to Napoli.
Manolo Gabbiadini could finally complete his move to Napoli tomorrow after resolving image rights issues.
Following the Christmas break, Lazio will kick off 2015 as they welcome Sampdoria in a head-to-head for third place.
Genoa could be set to rival city neighbours Sampdoria for the signature of Udinese’s Luis Muriel, according to reports.
Udinese Coach Andrea Stramaccioni says he doesn’t believe Luis Muriel will leave the Friuli side in January.
Milan are not yet looking to sell striker Giampaolo Pazzini, as initial bids by Parma and Premier League club Burnley have been rejected.
Stefano Okaka is again being linked with a move to Milan, as he continues to stall on a renewal with Sampdoria.
Manolo Gabbiadini’s sister – Italy women’s star Melania – explained why he chose Napoli and how he can succeed there.