After failing to complete a deal for Gregoire Defrel, Sampdoria bounced back as they are close to adding in two new reinforcements to their squad. The Blucerchiati are in fact one step away from completing the signing of striker Giovanni Simeone from Fiorentina: a meeting between the parties is scheduled for today in order to close the 1 million gap between offer and demand. However, the player is still in Florence and will train with the Viola today.
Sampdoria are also close to reaching an agreement for another Argentinina, Emiliano Rigoni of Zenit. The meeting that the two clubs held on Wednesday was crucial for the positive outcome of the deal that will be completed in the coming hourse. Sampdoria will acquire bothe players on the basis of a loan with a forced option to buy set at €10 million for Rigoni and €15 million for Simeone.