• Massimo Ferrero: ‘If I took Benítez, I’d have to take him to a dietician first’ • Napoli’s Benítez and Sampdoria’s Sinisa Mihajlovic linked with job swap • Benítez denies any contact with Manchester City officials Sampdoria’s president, Massimo Ferrero, has rejected the prospe
RAFA BENITEZ has been told he's too fat to manage Sampdoria.
"I could take Benitez, but I'd have to take him to see a dietitian first."
Sampdoria midfielder Pedro Obiang remains a top transfer target for West Ham, but they face competition from Napoli.
Sinisa Mihajlovic has given no clues about his future as Sampdoria coach after the Serie A rumour mill suggested the Serb could be moving to AC Milan or Napoli next season.
The winger, on loan from Chelsea, is striking a chord both on and off the pitch to add to the feelgood atmosphere for Vincenzo Montella’s men • Roberto Mancini forces Inter to train on Easter Sunday morning • Roma end four-month home drought with win over Napoli Easter Sunday began as it alway
Sampdoria chief Carlo Osti cannot guarantee Sinisa Mihajlovic staying beyond this season. The Samp coach is being linked with Manchester City this week. read more
Manchester City are understood to be keen on trying to secure the services of Sampdoria midfielder Roberto Soriano over the summer.