"I want to stay at Sampdoria for a long time, but it depends on the clubs," commented the tempestuous talent.
"I think that if they built a team around me with another three or four good signings, we can challenge for unheard of objectives."
The Blucerchiati have struggled to qualify for the UEFA Cup since the glory days of the 1991 Scudetto and European Cup Final, but Cassano believes he can revive their fortunes as well as his own.
"I have found the right environment here that has helped me a great deal and given me confidence. Director Beppe Marotta was a real beam of sunshine amid the clouds, as I had problems with just about everyone, but here they knew how to deal with me."