• Giampaolo: 'Working with Vieira'

    Giampaolo: 'Working with Vieira'

    Marco Giampaolo praised his Sampdoria squad and gave England Under-21 international Ronaldo Vieira advice after a Coppa Italia win over SPAL. The Blucerchiati had gone behind to a Sergio Floccari opener, but completed the comeback with Gregoire Defrel and Dawid Kownacki to set up a Round of 16 clash with Milan. “The team put in…

  • Balotelli rages at Nice boss Vieira

    Balotelli rages at Nice boss Vieira

    Mario Balotelli could be on the move in January, as he raged at Nice Coach Patrick Vieira after a substitution and still hasn’t scored. The Italy international had been recalled when Roberto Mancini took over the job, but his poor form meant even Mancio couldn’t justify his presence. Balotelli has made nine Ligue 1 appearances…