Italy make several changes and adopt a new system against Brazil, while Mario Balotelli goes toe-to-toe with Neymar.
De La: 'Cavani stays if he's a real man'
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis says Chelsea and Real Madrid target Edinson Cavani will stay if “he is a real man.”
Diamanti trequartista against Brazil?
Italy’s line-up against Brazil this evening could be a 4-2-3-1 rather than a 4-3-3, as Alessandro Diamanti tucks into a trequartista role.
Miccoli to 'clarify' Mafia investigation
Fabrizio Miccoli’s agent pledged to “clear everything up” after shocking reports he insulted a judge assassinated by the Mafia and is under investigation for extortion.
French newspapers claim Carlo Ancelotti will join Real Madrid after they pay €4.5m, as PSG pick Laurent Blanc.
Chievo win Discipline Cup, Juve last
Chievo have won the Discipline Cup as the best behaved side in Serie A this season, but Scudetto-winners Juventus finished last.
Canadian company to buy Bari
A Canadian pharameutical company has made an offer to buy out Serie B club Bari.
Military for Brazil-Italy match
The Brazilian Government has called in the military to help ensure safety in tonight’s game with Italy as protests continue to spread.
Felipe Anderson agent slams 'bandits'
Lazio’s attempts to sign Felipe Anderson are held up by third-party investors, who his agent today called “bandits.”
Cavani 'can't say no to Real or Chelsea'
Edinson Cavani again hinted at leaving Napoli. “Who could say no to Chelsea or Real Madrid?”
Sampdoria sign Wzolek
Sampdoria have signed Polish winger Pawel Wzolek on a free transfer from Polonia Warsaw.
Italians in U21 UEFA All-Stars
There are four Italians in the UEFA Under-21 Championship All-Star squad, including Marco Verratti and Fabio Borini.
Napoli 'great opportunity' for Mertens
PSV star Dries Mertens successfully passed his Napoli medical. “This is a great opportunity for him.”
David Villa agent on Viola interest
David Villa’s agent confirmed Fiorentina have “an interesting project” for the Barcelona striker and teammate Jonathan Dos Santos.
Osvaldo rejects Southampton move
There are reports Southampton offered €20m for Pablo Daniel Osvaldo, but the Roma striker does not want the Premier League.
El Shaarawy reveals injury woe
Stephan El Shaarawy warned he “won’t even be on the bench” against Brazil tonight due to an injury.
Roma buy Destro outright
Roma have officially bought Mattia Destro from Genoa for €4.5m, taking his total transfer fee to €16m.
Hernanes enjoys Candreva reunion
Hernanes is looking forward to challenging his Lazio teammate Antonio Candreva. “A month ago we celebrated, now we are opponents.”
'Optimism' on Cassano-Belfodil swap
Antonio Cassano and Matias Silvestre could join Parma in exchange for Ishak Belfodil by Monday. “We are very optimistic.”
Scolari: 'Neymar-Balotelli perfect'
Felipe Scolari admits he’d love to see a “perfect” Neymar-Mario Balotelli partnership as Brazil face Italy.
Caldirola follows Donati to Germany?
While Giulio Donati expresses how “happy” he is to join Bayer Leverkusen, his Inter and Under-21 teammate Luca Caldirola is courted by Werder Bremen.
Spurs close on Inter target Paulinho
Corinthians confirm negotiations with Tottenham for €20m Inter target Paulinho “are well underway.”
Mertens set for Napoli medical
Dries Mertens is expected to complete his transfer from PSV to Napoli for €9.5m this weekend.
Montolivo: 'I'll take Pirlo's place'
With Andrea Pirlo injured, Riccardo Montolivo insists he’s ready to take over against Brazil. “I already play that role at Milan.”
Azzurri go 4-3-3 for Selecao?
Italy look set to start Alessandro Diamanti, Mario Balotelli and Antonio Candreva against Brazil this evening.
Prandelli: 'Changes against Brazil'
Italy go head-to-head with Brazil tonight and Cesare Prandelli confirms a change of tactics “to find the balance we lacked against Japan.”
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Balotelli visits Salvador fans
The Italy team were advised to stay in their hotel in Salvador, but Mario Balotelli visited the favelas. “I am not afraid.”
Catania: Lodi is irreplaceable
Catania President Antonio Pulvirenti has admitted that Francesco Lodi is 'irreplaceable' to the Elefanti.
Prandelli: 'Italy not going home'
Cesare Prandelli has claimed that Italy have not thought about returning home, despite rumours that the Confederations Cup could be cancelled.
Anderson's Lazio move hits snag
Lazio's move for Brazilian youngster Felipe Anderson is taking longer than expected thanks to the player's third-party representation.
Juan Jesus: Last year was difficult
Juan Jesus has admitted that Inter suffered a 'difficult year' last season, but hopes the team can bounce back next term.
Irmatov to referee Italy-Brazil
Uzbek referee Ravshan Irmatov has been confirmed as the referee for Italy's game against Brazil in the Confederations Cup on Saturday.
Zanetti on Icardi & Belfodil rumour
Inter captain Javier Zanetti has commented on some of the names being linked with summer moves to the Nerazzurri.
Palermo: Team won't be dismantled
Palermo sporting director Nicola Amoruso says that the Sicilian club will not be selling their best young talent this summer.
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