NEWS

PSG winger Jeremy Menez has flown in to Italy and will undergo his Milan medical tomorrow.
Napoli director Riccardo Bigon and Alexandre Pato’s agent slammed reports The Duck is heading to the San Paolo.
Cesena are the first Serie B promotion play-off finalists after seeing off Modena, while Latina-Bari is tonight.
Wayne Rooney was in bullish mood, insisting England “have moved ahead of Italy” since Euro 2012.
Bayer Leverkusen director Rudi Voller confirms Fiorentina “asked me for Giulio Donati on loan, but we need him.”
Andrea Pirlo admits he could reconsider his Italy retirement. “I intend to quit after this World Cup, but if I am needed...”
Andrea Pirlo spoke of his joy at renewing the contract with Juventus for two years and meeting Juninho Pernambucano.
Andrea Pirlo believes Italy can win the World Cup and insists they are not “dependent” on his performances.
Andrea Pirlo confirmed Italy plan to rotate midfield playmakers to “keep England guessing” on Saturday.
It’s reported France manager Didier Deschamps called for an investigation after a drone buzzed their training session.
Mario Balotelli showed off some unusual ball-handling skills during today’s training session.
There are extraordinary reports that Napoli are targeting ex-Milan striker Alexandre Pato. “We’ll see what happens.”
Roma have officially loaned Croatian defender Tin Jedvaj to Bayer Leverkusen for two seasons with option to buy.
Danny Welbeck and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain look set to miss England-Italy after skipping training again.
Italy tested out their probable starting XI against England today, including Marco Verratti, Andrea Pirlo and Mario Balotelli.
Miroslav Klose admits he is targeting breaking Ronaldo’s all-time World Cup goal scoring record, saying it has been his aim for some time.
It is reported that Lazio Coach Edy Reja will this evening meet with President Claudio Lotito to hold talks over his future.
Sampdoria have this afternoon confirmed they will buy out Empoli’s share of Vasco Regini.
Ciro Immobile and Lorenzo Insigne played together in Italy training today, while Marco Verratti returned to action.
Pepe Reina has not ruled out the possibility of staying with Napoli but says he first needs to hold talks with Liverpool.
Sao Paulo President Carlos Miguel Aidar says his club would be ready to open negotiations with Ricky Kaka, should the player want the same.
Giacomo Bonaventura says potentially signing for a big club should be just the start of his journey, rather than the end.
Hernan Crespo says the three best Coaches he ever played under were Marcelo Bielsa, Jose Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti.
Japan Coach Alberto Zaccheroni sympathises with the situation Keisuke Honda found himself in when he joined Milan.
Alessandro Diamanti is happy playing for Guangzhou Evergrande, insisting by moving there he couldn’t have made a better choice.
Roberto Mancini has explained the reason for his departure from Galatasaray, saying the club’s targets are different to when he first arrived.
Italy U21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio says he would play Ciro Immobile and Mario Balotelli together against England on Saturday.
Kaka’s future will be decided before the end of the month, with reports that he could move back to Brazil this summer.
Roberto Mancini has left Galatasaray by mutual consent, the club have confirmed this afternoon.
Luis Suarez has been back in training for Uruguay as they landed at their Belo Horizonte base on Tuesday evening.
Free kick maestro Juninho Pernambucano has admitted that Andrea Pirlo is now the new king of the set piece.
New Valencia owner Peter Lim is set to decide what figure is acceptable for Milan to purchase Adil Rami.
Arturo Vidal will not be cut from Chile’s World Cup squad, despite the midfielder not being 100 per cent fit.
Antonio Conte has personally asked Alexis Sanchez to join Juventus from Barcelona, according to reports.
Pictures have emerged of the pitch in Manaus looking less than perfect ahead of Italy’s game with England on Saturday.

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