WORLD CUP 2014

There are reports Chile’s medical staff are flying in to examine Juventus man Arturo Vidal’s knee injury.
Giuseppe Rossi’s agent assured he is “happy and completely recovered, so he’s ready for the World Cup.”
Cesare Prandelli and his Italy staff will today reportedly evaluate the results from the physical tests carried out on 42 players at Coverciano last week.
Giuseppe Rossi is back in full training with Fiorentina, including tackles in games between ranks.
Juventus reportedly want to sign goalkeeper Simone Scuffet from Udinese to be the long term heir of Gigi Buffon.
Federico Bernardeschi admits he faces a difficult task to force his way into Fiorentina’s first team next season.
Fabio Capello has confirmed that he will retire from the game after the 2018 World Cup.
Bosnia national team boss Safet Susic has revealed that he wants Miralem Pjanic and Senad Lulic with him before the end of the season.
Oscar Tabarez suggests it is not unreasonable to list Uruguay’s task against Costa Rica, England and Italy as the World Cup’s ‘Group of Death’.
Dino Zoff believes that Simone Scuffet doesn’t have the necessary experience to be picked for the World Cup.
Antonio Conte is focused on the Europa League semi-final with Benfica, but proposed Sebastian Giovinco for the World Cup.
Cesare Prandelli is in Parma to watch Antonio Cassano today, waits for Giuseppe Rossi and backed the Code of Ethics.
Alessandro Florenzi has outlined Roma’s ambition to ‘close out’ second place in Serie A, and his hope that the squad is retained over the summer.
Italy legend Roberto Boninsegna believes Gonzalo Higuain will be Serie A top scorer, but sees himself in Ciro Immobile.
Fabio Cannavaro feels he is “ready” to become a Coach and hopes Italy can win the World Cup in Brazil.
Former Italy international Enrico Chiesa would take Giuseppe Rossi to this summer’s World Cup even if he is only half fit.
Napoli defender Federico Fernandez says the opportunity to play for the Partenopei is special for any Argentine.
Lorenzo Insigne’s agent says playing at the World Cup is more than a dream for his client.
England Coach Roy Hodgson says Andrea Pirlo will be the man to watch out for when his side take on the Italy at the World Cup.
Federico Bernardeschi says he is dreaming of becoming a Fiorentina regular when he returns to the club at the end of the season.
Juventus forward Fernando Llorente believes both himself and Carlos Tevez deserve to be going to the World Cup this summer.
Carlos Tevez denies that one of the reasons he is not being selected for Argentina is because he has a poor relationship with Lionel Messi.
Juventus forward Carlos Tevez says he has no plans to follow Argentina at this summer’s World Cup in Brazil.
Uruguay boss Oscar Washington Tabarez has claimed that he will look to isolate his squad before the World Cup.
France national team Coach Didier Deschamps has warned against extreme expectations from Paul Pogba this summer.

WORLD CUP 2014 BLOGS

Cesare Prandelli will be staying on after the World Cup. Jeremy Lim celebrates the Coach’s impact, and explains how his work has led up perfectly to the tournament in Brazil.