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Valencia are ready to make a ‘huge bid’ for Juventus striker Fernando Llorente, according to reports.
Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka has denied reports he is unhappy and wants to leave the club.
The agent representing Barcelona defender Adriano has admitted that his client would like a move to Italy.
Parma have release an official statement after they were barred from entering next season’s Europa League.
Luca Toni believes that Ciro Immobile will be ‘perfect’ for Borussia Dortmund, should his move go ahead.
The Italian national team’s schedule for the next week has been confirmed by the FIGC.
The FIGC have confirmed the Italian national team’s squad numbers for tomorrow’s friendly against Republic of Ireland.
Mario Balotelli doesn’t believe that Italy’s Group D rivals England can win the World Cup.
Claudio Lotito has made clear that ‘Antonio Candreva does not move from Lazio’, as he denies links with Napoli.
Rafa Benitez has written today on the ‘steps forward’ he sees Napoli taking, including the arrival of Kalidou Koulibaly.
Arrigo Sacchi is reportedly set to turn down Milan’s advances this summer to return to the club, due to a lack of desire.
Uruguay will tonight face Northern Ireland, with Oscar Tabarez set to experiment in Luis Suarez’s absence.
Cesare Prandelli has reflected on Giuseppe Rossi’s bid to prove his fitness in time to make Italy’s World Cup squad: “In him I see something wonderful.”
Cesare Prandelli confirms Italy’s starting XI to play Republic of Ireland and reflected on the difficulty he faces in naming a final 23 for the World Cup.
Talks between Milan and Clarence Seedorf may go on for a while, as reports indicate no compromise has been reached on the Coach’s exit.
Giuseppe Rossi is expected to be handed an opportunity to prove his fitness for Italy from the start of Saturday’s match with Republic of Ireland.
Confusion surrounds Udinese, as Gigi Del Neri’s expected arrival as Coach looks to have fallen through.
Costa Rica have lost leading striker Alvaro Saborio for the World Cup, through an injury picked up in training.
Manchester City have reportedly had a first bid for Roma centre-back Mehdi Benatia turned down by the capital club.
Ciro Immobile is expected to today complete a €19.5m transfer from Torino and Juventus to join Borussia Dortmund.
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Long-time Inter target Bacary Sagna has confirmed he is leaving Arsenal this summer.
Torino President Urbano Cairo says he feels sorry for Parma counterpart Tommaso Ghirardi after the Granata took the Gialloblu’s Europa League place.
Gazzetta Dello Sport report that Ciro Immobile’s transfer to Borussia Dortmund will be completed tomorrow.
England manager Roy Hodgson is pleased with what he has seen from his squad as they continue their preparations for the World Cup.
Former Lazio defender Giuseppe Biava says he wants to go into coaching once his playing days come to an end.
Argentina’s Lionel Messi admits he is envious of his Spanish friends and teammates for having won the World Cup.
It is reported that Tottenham Hotspur technical director Franco Baldini could be set to leave the club.
It has been confirmed that Roma defender Leandro Castan has signed a new contract with the club.
Parma President Tommaso Ghirardi says the decision to deny his club a place in the Europa League means he is finished with football.
Alberto Aquilani’s agent says his client is happy with Fiorentina and that there is no rush for him to sign a new contract.
Parma have lost their appeal against the FIGC’s decision not to grant them a UEFA license for next season.
Former Milan Coach Leonardo has wished Pippo Inzaghi the best of luck as the Rossoneri’s new boss.
Pippo Inzaghi has refused to confirm or deny that he is set to be unveiled as Milan’s new Coach.
Riccardo Montolivo has expressed his hope that the upcoming World Cup will be Giuseppe Rossi’s time to shine.

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