Since eccentric film producer Massimo Ferrero bought Sampdoria back in June 2014, Il Doria have developed a burgeoning reputation as one of the modern game’s great buying and selling clubs. Their comprehensive scouting network has allowed them to sign outstanding talents such as Fernando, Joaquin Correa, Milan Škriniar, Pedro Pereira, Dennis Praet and Patrik Schick.
Despite being the most-capped Argentine goalkeeper of all time, Sergio Romero has struggled for attention at club level over the past couple of years. Now, a free-agent after being released by Sampdoria, the Argentina number one is being courted by some of the biggest club sides in Europe. The 28-year-old needs a decent transfer and
The return to action of Sampdoria following the Serie A winter break couldn’t have been more emphatic. In the match with Lazio on Monday night, 10 red shirts of Sampdoria stood along the half-way line as they kicked off in the Olympic Stadium, making their attacking intentions clear from the very first whistle. They would
Upon buying the club from Edoardo Garrone in the summer, Sampdoria’s new film-producer owner Massimo Ferrero had big plans. The included proposals for a new museum in the nearby area of Porto Antico, the building of what would be the “biggest stadium in Europe” and a deal for the club’s kit to act as advertising