Official: Vialli consortium pulls out of Sampdoria takeover

A potential takeover of Sampdoria has officially fallen through.

Calcioinvest, a company headed up by former Sampdoria striker Gianluca Vialli, had been in discussions with current owner Massimo Ferrero for several months, however negotiations have come to an end without success.

“At the end of a long and careful due diligence process, carried out with enthusiasm and professionalism, Calcioinvest assessed the current economic request as excessive,” read an official statement.

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