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Roy Hodgson says that England will deal with the threat posed by Andrea Pirlo and Italy by playing better than they did during their Euro 2012 meeting.
Claudio Lotito says that Lazio have already completed Antonio Candreva’s signing and will confirm their Coach ‘by the end of the week’.
England captain Steven Gerrard did not take a full part in training yesterday, but remains in line to be fit to face Italy on Saturday.
Today's front-page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Simone Scuffet has put pen to paper on a new contract with Udinese that will see him remain at the club until 2019.
Cesare Prandelli says his Italy team will need to demonstrate flexibility throughout their World Cup campaign.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli is pleased with the positive reception his side have received since their arrival in Brazil.
Cesare Prandelli has called for Italy to cut out their defensive lapses in concentration ahead of the World Cup.
Cesare Prandelli insists every one of his Italy World Cup squad should feel as if they will be starting every game.
Cesare Prandelli has hinted he would only play Ciro Immobile and Mario Balotelli together if it were forced upon him.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli is not overly concerned by his defence, despite their concession of three goals to Fluminense.
Cesare Prandelli believes the Italian media and public always approach international tournaments with pessimism.
Fiorentina owner Andrea Della Valle says his club have every intention of keeping Juan Cuadrado this summer.
Sampdoria have announced they have sold their share of Andrea Poli to Milan, but signed Bartosz Salamon outright.
Pippo Inzaghi says he feels proud and honoured following confirmation of his appointment as Milan Coach.
Former Inter President Massimo Moratti denies he has anything to do with Tommaso Giulini’s imminent takeover of Cagliari.
Manchester City have tabled a bid of €38m for Roma defender Mehdi Benatia, according to reports.
Torino sporting director Gianluca Petrachi has admitted that they will be powerless to keep Alessio Cerci should he want to leave.
Marco Amelia is confident that Italy can do well at the World Cup, insisting that the Azzurri have a ‘complete squad’.
Giovanni Trapattoni believes that whatever Cesare Prandelli does in Brazil this summer, it won’t be good enough.
Jose Maria Callejon is being targeted by Atletico Madrid, with Napoli willing to sell for a fee of €18m.
Mario Mandzukic has confirmed that he wants to leave Bayern Munich following Robert Lewandowski’s arrival.
Roma have agreed a partnership with sports agency CAA Sports, in a bid to maximise revenue for stadium naming rights.
Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has admitted that Alvaro Morata needs to play more, and will have to leave Los Blancos.
Zdenek Zeman has tried to skirt around the issue of his future, with a trio of clubs thought to be interested in the Czech tactician.
Milan have confirmed that Clarence Seedorf has been sacked as Coach, with Pippo Inzaghi coming in as his replacement.
Erick Thohir has claimed that Inter will ‘buy with care’ this summer, and admits that the Nerazzurri are ‘in transition’.
Keisuke Honda has insisted that Japan are certain they can get through their World Cup group.
Fiorentina winger Joaquin has admitted that he dreams of ending his career at boyhood club Real Betis.
Mattia Perin’s agent has played down his error made for Italy yesterday and also reports linking him with Monaco.
Fiorentina are reported as closing in on their first signing of the summer transfer window, in goalkeeper Ciprian Tatarusanu.
Roberto Mancini has reaffirmed his commitment to Galatasaray, run through transfer plans and considered his World Cup favourites.
One of Italy’s 1982 World Cup-winning squad has backed Cesare Prandelli’s side to do well in Brazil, but warned of over-confidence.
Hyundai are the latest partner sponsor of FIFA to call for a ‘thorough investigation’ into allegations of corruption over the 2022 World Cup bid.
Massimiliano Allegri has played down links to Lazio and says he has yet to decide where his future in coaching lies.

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