NEWS

England captain Steven Gerrard insists his team will be practising penalties a lot in the build up to the World Cup.
Real Madrid President Florentino Perez has categorically denied his club will sign Paul Pogba this summer.
Juventus’ Paul Pogba has been given a transfer value of €66m by a team of expert football economists.
Maxime Gonalons’ prospective move from Lyon to Napoli looks in doubt, as Aurelio De Laurentiis says he no longer speaks to Jean-Michel Aulas.
Aurelio De Laurentiis has made clear that he has to see value in any deal to sign Javier Mascherano for Napoli.
Lazio have reportedly made initial contact with Massimiliano Allegri over the possibility of him coming in as Coach.
Milan are reported as having ‘practically tied up’ deals for Paris Saint-Germain duo Alex and Jeremy Menez.
Barcelona will reportedly make a move for Napoli’s Gonzalo Higuain this summer, if interest in Sergio Aguero fails to materialise.
Nigel de Jong has backed Clarence Seedorf and says he ‘wants to know the plan’ at Milan before committing beyond the summer.
Andrea Stramaccioni is reportedly headed for Milan to resolve his contract at Inter to then sign a two-year deal with Udinese.
Silvio Berlusconi will reportedly intervene in Milan’s negotiations to end Clarence Seedorf’s spell as Coach.
The Gazzetta dello Sport believe that Domenico Berardi may be back at Juventus for next season and Dani Osvaldo too.
Fiorentina are reportedly one of the many clubs suggested as interested in a move for free agent Frank Lampard.
Juventus will reportedly consider Fernando Llorente’s sale only once a move for Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata has been completed.
Edy Reja has confirmed he will meet with Claudio Lotito soon to discuss his future, as he outlines what Lazio need from the transfer market.
Lazio are reported as in advanced negotiations with Udinese for the transfer of winger Dusan Basta.
Today's front-page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Bari and Modena are into the semi-finals of the Serie B promotion play-offs after wins on Tuesday evening.
England boss Roy Hodgson has admitted that their next two friendlies are in preparation for the match with Italy in 11 days’ time.
Claudio Ranieri is on the verge of becoming the new man in charge of the Greece national team.
Parma sporting director Pietro Leonardi has insisted that the club will operate as normal despite their exclusion from the Europa League.
Germany boss Joachim Low has assured Shokdran Mustafi that he will play in big tournaments in the future.
Sassuolo have confirmed that Coach Eusebio Di Francesco has signed a contract extension until 2016.
Feyenoord’s sporting director has claimed that they have turned down an offer from an ‘Italian club’ for Stefan De Vrij.
Italy Under-21 boss Luigi Di Biagio has asked his players for ‘a nice performance, maybe even a victory’ tomorrow.
Rafa Benitez has reflected on his first season with Napoli, claiming that March was a highlight of the campaign.
Cesare Prandelli has confirmed the starting XI for Italy’s friendly match against Luxembourg on Wednesday evening.
Cesare Prandelli has claimed that taking Giuseppe Rossi to the World Cup would have been too big a risk.
Simone Zaza’s agent believes there is a ’30 per cent chance’ his client will go to Juventus this summer.
Tuttosport reveal that Alvaro Morata has chosen a switch to Juventus ahead of a move to Wolfsburg.
Jeremy Menez has met with Pippo Inzaghi on the Spanish island of Ibiza, with rumours circulating that he could be on his way to Milan.
The first round of Serie B play-offs take place tonight, with Crotone taking on Bari and Modena facing Spezia.
Lorenzo Insigne has promised to represent the city of Naples as a whole at this summer’s World Cup in Brazil.
Fabio Borini’s agent says Rickie Lambert’s arrival at Liverpool does not signal the end of his client’s Anfield career.
It is reported that Valencia’s Seydou Keita has reached an agreement with Roma regarding a transfer to Stadio Olimpico.

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