Newly promoted Serie A side Sampdoria have no interest in signing 21 year old Newcastle full-back Davide Santon. "Santon has decided to go and play in a country where the football is different from ours," Doria sporting director Pasquale Sensibile noted.

"He is a player who is not part of our transfer objectives."

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