Alessandro Del Piero is encouraged by Italy’s start to the World Cup, but warns against placing expectation on the squad.
Aldo Spinelli has confirmed that Livorno are talking with Al Jazira over Paulinho, but also lists Stoke City and ‘a couple of other English clubs’ as interested.
Davide Astori’s agent says the Cagliari man welcomes interest from Inter, but says talks with them, Roma and Milan won’t happen just yet.
The Daily Mail are encouraged by Mino Raiola’s words and continue to link Milan’s Mario Balotelli to Arsenal.
Fiorentina’s Daniele Prade has updated on negotiations to sign Juan Cuadrado outright and denied links with Barcelona.
Roma are reportedly considering making a move for Domenico Criscito, despite a high asking price from Zenit St Petersburg.
Nigel de Jong has looked to clarify that he is ‘happy at Milan’ and is not intending to leave the club this summer.
As Gonzalo Higuain reportedly assures Napoli in light of continued Barcelona links, Aurelio De Laurentiis and Rafa Benitez reach agreement.
Italy have adjusted their training schedule and diet as part of preparations for earlier World Cup kick-offs with Costa Rica and Uruguay.
Italy team doctor Enrico Castellacci has praised Gigi Buffon for his positive attitude to his recent injury issue.
La Repubblica report that talks with Juventus have seen Lazio name their prices for Antonio Candreva and Senad Lulic.
Yann M’Vila is reported as having agreed terms with Inter and it is now down to the Nerazzurri to do so with his club Rubin Kazan.
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Russia Coach Fabio Capello looked on the bright side of a 1-1 draw with South Korea. “The reaction was important.”
Fabio Capello’s Russia scraped a 1-1 draw with South Korea after Igor Akinfeev’s astonishing howler.
Rubin Kazan midfielder Yann M’Vila is in Italy and confirmed he is “here for Inter.”
Coach Miguel Herrera believes Mexico proved a point by holding Brazil. “We can cope with any team in the world.”
Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa admits it was “the performance of a lifetime” to hold out Brazil.
Brazil Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari was full of praise for Mexico after they held his side to a goalless draw.
Algeria Coach Vahid Halihodzic blamed bad luck, the referee and lack of fitness for their 2-1 defeat to Belgium.
Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa performed stunning saves to earn a 0-0 draw with Brazil, putting both on four points.
Fabio Capello’s Russia begin their World Cup campaign against South Korea tonight.
Portugal defender Fabio Coentrao has been ruled out of the World Cup after being stretchered off against Germany.
Italy could make three changes to the side that beat England when facing Costa Rica on Friday and move Matteo Darmian.
France talent Mathieu Valbuena’s agent confirms “there are serious talks with Fiorentina” and two Turkish clubs.
Belgium Coach Marc Wilmots admits “substitutes changed the game” after fighting back to beat Algeria 2-1.
Colombia star Juan Guillerme Cuadrado admits he is “very happy” that Fiorentina decided to buy him outright.
CONI President Giovanni Malagò believes Serie A should adopt vanishing spray and goal-line technology.
Marca continue to maintain Barcelona can sign Gonzalo Higuain, but that Napoli’s price-tag is €55m.
Daniele De Rossi commented on the end-date for his Azzurri career and revealed a hidden social media presence.
Daniele De Rossi said Italy should have “a healthy fear” going into their clash with Costa Rica, as he’s familiar with Recife.
Brazil bring Ramires into the attack for injured Hulk as the hosts go head-to-head with Mexico.
Daniele De Rossi insisted he is “not irreplaceable” in the Italy squad and described their “complementary” midfield.
Emanuele Giaccherini says he is happy in England but hinted today that he may be open to a move to Roma this summer.
Udinese have announced they have signed defender Nicola Belmonte, who was out of contract at previous club Siena.