When Tarek Sow’s new club joins the Serie A…

With the departure of Lazio midfielder Keita Balde, the new arrivals of Tareke Sow and Victor Valdes will be the first arrivals of the new season at Sampdoria.

Sow, who joined Lazio from Chievo in July, signed a two-year deal at the club last summer, and the 24-year-old has now signed a new contract that will keep him at the Rossoneri until 2020.

Valdes, meanwhile, will be joining Sampdora on loan from Palermo until the end of the season.