Fabio Quagliarella signs new contract with Sampdoria until June 2019

Fabio Quagliarella has extended his contract with Sampdoria until June 2019, the Serie A club have announced.

Quagliarella, 33, rejoined Sampdoria from Torino in 2016, having left them nine years earlier, and has featured 19 times for the club this season, scoring four goals.

A statement on Sampdoria's official website read: "U.C. Sampdoria is delighted to announce that Fabio Quagliarella has signed a new contract with the club.

"The striker, who has scored 21 goals in 78 appearances for the Blucerchiati, will remain a Sampdoria player until 30 June 2019.''

Quagliarella, who won 25 caps for Italy, has played for a host of other clubs including Juventus, Napoli and Udinese.