NEWS

Inter are reportedly once more in negotiations to try and reach an agreement with Porto for defender Rolando.
Stefano Pioli has congratulated Miroslav Klose and determined that Lazio can aim for European qualification next year, subject to transfer work.
Stevan Jovetic says that given the chance, the player he would recommend Manchester City sign would be Juan Cuardrado.
Douglas Maicon says he intends to call sporting director Walter Sabatini to negotiate a contract extension at Roma.
Marco Storari has begun preseason preparations at Juventus with a bump, as he was involved in a minor car accident.
Nicola Rizzoli has reflected on the ‘honour and pride’ felt in representing Italian football at the 2014 World Cup Final.
Sampdoria are reportedly still in with a hope of taking Juventus forward Fabio Quagliarella from under the noses of Torino.
Reports in Brazil say that Luiz Felipe Scolari has resigned following the host nation’s disastrous end to their World Cup campaign.
Dries Mertens has reflected on his first season with Napoli and the advantage he sees them holding heading into next year.
Roma will reportedly look to Juan Cuadrado only if Mehdi Benatia is sold to Manchester City and a replacement defender is signed first.
Paul Pogba has briefly commented on being handed the Best Young Player Award at the close of the World Cup.
Juventus begin preparations for the defence of their Serie A title on Monday, with Fernando Llorente the first due to face reporters.
Milan’s reluctance to spend in the transfer window reportedly has them ready to offer out Ignazio Abate in exchange for Domenico Criscito.
Mauro Icardi reportedly has a month to earn a starting position in Inter’s plans, or else see Erick Thohir bring in another forward.
The Gazzetta dello Sport believe Inter may have Yann M’Vila’s deal from Rubin Kazan wrapped up by this evening.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Joachim Low credited predecessor Jurgen Klinsmann for Germany’s World Cup triumph and a “10-year project.”
Mario Gotze became the first substitute ever to score a decisive World Cup Final goal. “I didn’t know what was happening.”
DFB President Wolfgang Niersbach identified the work that went into Germany’s World Cup triumph after 24 years.
Mats Hummels was so exhausted and euphoric after winning the World Cup that he felt “like I’m on another planet.”
Germany captain Philipp Lahm insisted “we had the best team in the tournament” after lifting the World Cup.
Manuel Neuer praised Germany for their “unity” to win the World Cup and paid tribute to Argentina.
Alejandro Sabella left Argentina with a World Cup silver medal, feeling “sad but very proud of the team.”
James Rodriguez won the Golden Boot, Leo Messi the Golden Ball and Paul Pogba voted best young player at the World Cup.
Javier Mascherano felt “immense pain” at losing the World Cup to Germany. “This was our chance.”
Mario Gotze’s sensational chest and volley in extra time gave Germany their fourth World Cup, beating Argentina 1-0.
Napoli are linked with Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Christoph Kramer, who starts tonight’s World Cup Final for Germany.
It’s reported Alvaro Morata will sign a contract extension with Real Madrid tomorrow, but that’s paving the way for Juventus.
Giampaolo Pazzini and Jeremy Menez got goals in Milan’s game between ranks, as Pippo Inzaghi tested the 4-3-3.
Martin Demichelis claims Brazilians “threw fireworks at 4am” to keep Argentina awake ahead of the World Cup Final with Germany.
Much-criticised Brazil striker Fred announced his retirement from international football after a dismal World Cup.
Leo Messi, Javier Mascherano, Thomas Muller and Miroslav Klose start the World Cup Final between Germany and Argentina, but Angel Di Maria does not.
Lazio had their first pre-season friendly today, beating Auronzo 10-0 with Filip Djordjevic on target.
Juventus named their 27-man squad for pre-season training and, as expected, left out Fabio Quagliarella.
Adil Rami is overjoyed at returning to Milan after a Valencia transfer saga. “I felt like Gladiator!”

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