Sampdoria president Massimo Ferrero has expressed his disappointment at not being able to sign the two players he wanted most this winter -- Alberto Aquilani and Marko Arnautovic.
Andrea Ranocchia, Jacopo Sala and Fabio Quagliarella joined the Blucerchiati with Eder, Vasco Regini and Ervin Zukanovic leaving.
While Ferrero said that his coach Vincenzo Montella was largely satisfied with January's ins and outs, he nevertheless regretted not being able to get his top two targets.
His move for Stoke...
Fulham have signed Morocco international winger Zakaria Labyad on loan from Sporting Lisbon for the rest of the season.
The Championship club announced the move before the transfer deadline on Monday, hours after confirming Rohan Ince was also joining the club on loan from Brighton.
Labyad, 22, joined Sporting from PSV in 2012. He spent 18 months on...
Sunderland have confirmed that defender Sebastian Coates has joined Sporting Lisbon on loan for the rest of the season.
Coates, 25, headed for Portugal following Sunderland's capture of Ivory Coast international Lamine Kone on Wednesday evening and could make his Sporting debut against Academica at the weekend.
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The Uruguay international joined the Black Cats from Liverpool, initially on loan, in 2014 and made a permanent move to the Stadium of Light last summer.
He made 32 appearances for the club,...
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo says the moment he knew he was going to be a star came during his first training session at Sporting Lisbon when he was just 11 years old.
Ronaldo, 30, has won three Ballon d'Or trophies and four Golden Shoe awards, as well as two Champions Leagues, three Premier League titles, two Copas del Rey, one La Liga crown and an FA Cup over his career with Sporting, Manchester United and Madrid.
Speaking to website UNSCRIPTD, the forward recalled the day back in 1997 when...