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Riccardo Montolivo has praised Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli’s attention to detail, saying he leaves no stone unturned.
Italy’s Riccardo Montolivo admits the Azzurri will not start the World Cup as favourites but wants his team to be surprise packages in Brazil.
Milan’s Riccardo Montolivo says he has no opinion of Pippo Inzaghi, who appears set to be appointed as Rossoneri Coach.
Mateo Kovacic has emphasised that his future is at Inter and denies being left unhappy with early struggles for playing time.
Shkodran Mustafi has reflected on the ‘dream’ it is to be training with Germany and jokes that Miroslav Klose has already had him sign for Lazio.
Michael Essien’s future at Milan will be discussed after the World Cup and will depend on the new Coach, says his agent.
Lazio will reportedly stipulate two requirements for Edy Reja to continue as Coach, or likely bring in Simone Inzaghi as his replacement.
Marcello Lippi says he sees similarities between the current Italy squad and that he won the 2006 World Cup with, as he wishes Cesare Prandelli good luck.
Paul Scholes has urged Italy’s Group D opponents England to play at the World Cup in the same manner as Liverpool last season.
Florentino Perez has conceded that Real Madrid will talk to Alvaro Morata to discuss whether a move away would be in his best interests.
Cesare Maldini says that Italy ‘have good prospects’ heading out to the World Cup, but that Brazil remain outright favourites.
Cagliari forward Victor Ibarbo says he is ‘honoured’ by a transfer link to Napoli and admits he would like Champions League football next year.
World Cup winning-Coach Marcello Lippi was a notable guest at Italy’s Thursday morning training session at Coverciano.
Borussia Dortmund’s interest in Ciro Immobile continues, with it reported that they have now increased their offer to €19m.
Pippo Inzaghi’s priority for Milan in the transfer window is apparently to sign at least one from Alessio Cerci and Juan Manuel Iturbe.
Francesco Totti says he hopes Mehdi Benatia stays, as he reflects on Roma’s past season and their one to come in the Champions League.
Antonio Conte has warned prospective rival Coach at Milan Pippo Inzaghi that: “To be a footballer is one thing, to train is something different.”
The Gazzetta dello Sport indicate that Manchester City are circling ever closer to Roma’s Mehdi Benatia.
Antonio Di Natale says that he has been ‘reassured’ by Udinese President Giampaolo Pozzo and so has delayed his retirement by a year.
Cesare Prandelli reportedly tested two formations in training with Italy yesterday, including a 4-4-2 with Antonio Cassano and Mario Balotelli.
Juventus have marked the 29th anniversary of the Heysel Stadium disaster that took the lives of 39 people.
Today's front-page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport
Real Madrid President Florentino Perez has claimed that Manchester United approached Carlo Ancelotti to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson.
Antonio Conte has revealed that Juventus are ‘dreaming’ of the Champions League next season.
Inter target Granit Xhaka could leave Borussia Monchengladbach, their sporting director has admitted.
Ibrahima Mbaye’s agent has conceded that his client would be interested in a move to Lazio.
Juventus CEO Beppe Marotta has confirmed that the club’s star players will not leave this summer.
The FIGC have confirmed that Lazio midfielder Joseph Minala is 17, and not 42-years-old.
Borja Valero has admitted that Juan Cuadrado is ‘crucial’ for Fiorentina amidst rumours that the winger could leave.
Filippo Galli has rejected the chance to become Pippo Inzaghi’s assistant with Milan’s first team, it’s been revealed.
Didier Deschamps has issued a word of warning to Paul Pogba if he is to succeed at this summer’s World Cup.
Former Lazio and Inter striker Mauro Zarate has officially signed for West Ham on a three-year deal.
German youngster Kevin Volland has praised strike partner Miroslav Klose, calling the Lazio forward ‘a huge role model’.
Roma fans can rest after the club confirmed that defender Dodo will not need surgery following a knee injury.
Pippo Inzaghi has been in a meeting with Adriano Galliani this afternoon, and is just confirmation away from becoming the new Milan boss.

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