NEWS

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!”
Teenage French talent Kingsley Coman reveals why he left PSG for Juventus. “They were straight-talking.”
There are conflicting reports over whether Angel Di Maria will start tonight’s Germany-Argentina World Cup Final.
Inter are not letting go of Cardiff City and Chile defender Gary Medel, raising their option to €7m.
Fabio Quagliarella is on the verge of a move to Torino, as he could be frozen out of Juventus training.
Sky Sport Italia are confident Michu will complete his move from Swansea to Napoli within hours.
Juventus have reportedly raised their offer for Juan Manuel Iturbe to €29m, beating Milan and Atletico Madrid.
Mauro German Camoranesi has a dim view of Italy’s current squad, noting “there are only two great players.”
Genoa Coach Gian Piero Gasperini insists he “wasn’t to blame” for Alberto Gilardino’s Guangzhou move.
Juventus could use PSG’s interest in Stephan Lichtsteiner to get the upper hand for Adrien Rabiot.
Gonzalo Rodriguez spoke of his joy after officially renewing his contract with Fiorentina.
Roma are closing in on Monaco winger Yannick Ferreira Carrasco and Bayern Munich’s Xherdan Shaqiri.
The Sunday Telegraph claims Juventus plan a £20m bid for Tottenham midfielder Paulinho if Arturo Vidal leaves.
Napoli are pushing Liverpool for Lucas Leiva on loan, but rejected Chelsea offers for Algerian Faouzi Ghoulam.
Juventus star Arturo Vidal told a Chilean newspaper “who wouldn’t be pleased” with Manchester United interest.
Hernan Crespo is the new Coach of the Parma Primavera youth team, a training ground for the top job.
Napoli boss Rafa Benitez insists “there are no favourites” in the World Cup Final between Germany and Argentina.
Pippo Inzaghi is laying down the law at Milan, including a ban on phones, early wake-up calls and strict diets.
Fiorentina and West Ham are reportedly chasing Catania’s Argentinean striker Gonzalo Bergessio.
Jose Maria Basanta prepares for the World Cup Final against Germany tonight and feels Argentina have been “touched by magic.”
Ex-Juventus striker Mirko Vucinic thanked his new club Al Jazira for “wanting me so much.”
Philipp Lahm said Germany are “one step away from letting our dream come true” in the World Cup Final against Argentina.
Vincenzo Montella admits Fiorentina’s chances of keeping Juan Cuadrado depend on “his aspirations and clubs who can pay.”
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Italian sources claim Patrice Evra already put pen to paper for Juventus and will salute Manchester United.
Louis Van Gaal quits the Netherlands with third place in the World Cup. “This is the best group I’ve ever worked with.”
Luiz Felipe Scolari will not resign after Brazil’s humiliating World Cup campaign. “The Federation will decide.”
Arjen Robben still felt regrets with a bronze medal for the Netherlands and was furious with the referee.

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