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Cesare Prandelli says Italy’s players will have the chance to discuss how to use Twitter during the World Cup, but he has some advice.
Sepp Blatter has conceded that FIFA’s decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar was ‘a mistake’.
Cesare Prandelli has once more defended Italy’s code of ethics and criticised the ‘partisanship’ he sees in the peninsula.
Silvio Berlusconi has defended Milan’s decision to hire Clarence Seedorf this season and hinted he may still remain beyond the summer.
Antonio Cassano and Giuseppe Rossi are not necessarily competing for a single place in Italy’s World Cup squad, says Cesare Prandelli.
Cesare Prandelli hopes to reach the World Cup Final, as he explains the benefit to Italy having three formations to work in.
Cesare Prandelli has warned Mario Balotelli not to let frustration affect his tactical requirements playing for Italy this summer.
Atalanta goalkeeper Andrea Consigli has undergone laser eye surgery to combat a ‘slow and steady deterioration’ of his eyesight.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Good news for Napoli, who will be top seeds in the Champions League play-off draw, avoiding big clubs.
“I have to return to Napoli to win the Scudetto,” said Diego Armando Maradona, but is “not on the same wavelength” as Aurelio De Laurentiis.
Javier Zanetti looked back over his 19-year Inter career, including Jose Mourinho, being “angry” with Roy Hodgson and injury.
Davide Astori was “very, very disappointed” at missing out on the World Cup, said his agent.
Marko Livaja has officially been sold to Rubin Kazan by Inter and Atalanta. “I am very happy and proud.”
Massimo Ambrosini’s agent said he’d “like to stay at Fiorentina,” but his contract expires in June and a move to the MLS is on the cards.
Douglas Maicon is committed to Roma and feels they can win the title. “I want to play in the new stadium.”
Sinisa Mihajlovic confirmed contract renegotiations with Sampdoria are “getting there” and will talk more next week.
Fiorentina will be without Stefan Savic against Torino on Sunday, as he fractured his nose.
Marco Amelia’s agent confirmed “Milan are very unlikely to renew the contract,” so has his bags packed.
Alessandro Diamanti targeted the blame for Bologna’s relegation and insisted playing in China didn’t ruin his World Cup chances.
Gennaro Gattuso said Cesare Prandelli “couldn’t leave out” Giorgio Chiellini for the World Cup using the Code of Ethics.
Luca Toni isn’t in the World Cup squad, but he’s going to Brazil with Hellas Verona for a summer tour.
Roma are said to be planning an offer for Arsenal’s Belgian international defender Thomas Vermaelen.
Adel Taarabt’s agent met with Milan today and could attempt to renew his loan from QPR, but links to Inter are “unfounded.”
Marek Hamsik insists he is “staying at Napoli in order to win after seven splendid years together.”
Troubled Atalanta and Inter striker Marko Livaja is on the verge of leaving Serie A for Rubin Kazan.
FIGC Vice-President Demetrio Albertini announced he’ll quit after the World Cup, reportedly to join Milan.
Riccardo Montolivo is eager to take part in the World Cup and get Milan competitive again next season with Stephan El Shaarawy.
Manuel Pasqual’s agent believes he is “fighting with Matteo Darmian” for a place in the World Cup squad.
It’s reported Sir Alex Ferguson brought Juventus a £26.7m offer for Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal.
Beppe Marotta said Juventus will concentrate on keeping Antonio Conte, but warned big investments are “impossible.”
Atalanta Coach Stefano Colantuono is rumoured to be Parma’s first choice option to replace Roberto Donadoni this summer.
Mehdi Benatia is reportedly looking to open contract talks with Roma soon to more than double his current salary.
Giancarlo Abete says Cesare Prandelli’s new Italy deal is all but official, as he plays down controversy on the World Cup squad and the code of ethics.
Michel Platini ‘understands Antonio Conte’s stress’, defends Serie A and compares Mario Balotelli to Eric Cantona.

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