SAMPDORIA NEWS

Manolo Gabbiadini has lifted the lid on Sinisa Mihajlovic’s managerial technique at Sampdoria and admits he is targeting a place with Italy.
Massimo Ferrero says it was ‘love at first sight’ with Sinisa Mihajlovic, as he reflects on Sampdoria’s confidence.
Michele Serena believes that Sinisa Mihajlovic’s success so far this season at Sampdoria is the result of clever man-management with his players.
Sinisa Mihajlovic said “nobody expected” Sampdoria to be third in Serie A after a hard-fought win over Atalanta.
Lazio saw off Sassuolo in a thriller with five goals and two red cards, Genoa snatched victory at Parma, Cesena held Udinese so Sampdoria go third.
Gian Piero Gasperini insists the Genoa derby “is behind us and we are ready to resume” against Parma today.
Gigi Di Biagio named his Italy Under-21 squad for the crucial European Championship play-offs with Slovakia.
Milan are reportedly ready to offer M’Baye Niang in exchange for Sampdoria midfielder Pedro Obiang in January.
Sampdoria director Carlo Osti admits “there will always be talk of Antonio Cassano’s return as long as he is playing.”
Antonio Conte is reportedly considering Southampton forward Graziano Pelle for his Italy squad, but Andrea Pirlo and Mario Balotelli are in doubt.
Massimo Ferrero has reflected on his post-Derby della Lanterna celebrations and hinted at a future move for Antonio Cassano.
Manolo Gabbiadini’s fine form for Sampdoria warrants a call to the Italian national team, according to his agent.
Attilio Lombardo says Sinisa Mihajlovic is no surprise at Sampdoria, but warns that it is perhaps too early to be looking to the Europa League.
Sinisa Mihajlovic said Sampdoria are “deservedly third” in Serie A after beating Genoa 1-0 in the Derby della Lanterna.
Gian Piero Gasperini insisted Sampdoria’s winning goal in the Genoa Derby “should’ve been disallowed.”
Manolo Gabbiadini confessed to “such a strong emotion” scoring Sampdoria’s winner in the Derby della Lanterna.
Manolo Gabbiadini’s free kick whistled past everyone to give Sampdoria victory over rivals Genoa in the Derby della Lanterna.
It’s the Derby della Lanterna tonight with Gian Piero Gasperini and Sinisa Mihajlovic picking all-attack teams.
It’s the Derby della Lanterna tonight and Sinisa Mihajlovic quoted Che Guevara. “We’ll pay any price to keep the flag flying high.”
Gian Piero Gasperini assured Genoa “do not feel inferior” to high-flying Sampdoria ahead of the Derby della Lanterna.