NEWS

Argentina’s final squad of 23 heading out to the World Cup includes seven Serie A based players including Gonzalo Higuain and Rodrigo Palacio.
Italy’s Group D opponents Costa Rica have started their World Cup warm-up schedule with defeat to Japan in the USA.
Zdenek Zeman has spoken of his pride in seeing Lorenzo Insigne, Ciro Immobile and Marco Verratti all make Italy’s World Cup squad.
Javier Mascherano’s future at Barcelona will reportedly be decided imminently, as the Napoli target’s agent is apparently in Catalonia.
Today's front-page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Chile boss Jorge Sampaoli has admitted his surprise at how quick Arturo Vidal has recovered from a knee injury.
Ciro Immobile has revealed his delight at moving to Borussia Dortmund, but has thanked everyone at Torino.
Reports in France indicate that Marseille have rejected Napoli’s offer of €8m plus Goran Pandev for Andre Ayew.
Francesco Bardi’s agent believes that the goalkeeper’s future next season will be away from Inter.
Former Fiorentina midfielder Antonio Di Gennaro doesn’t know what more Giuseppe Rossi had to do to make Italy’s World Cup squad.
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi has admitted that Riccardo Montolivo’s injury is a ‘big loss’.
England boss Roy Hodgson has urged the squad to sing the national anthem during this summer’s World Cup.
Alessandro Del Piero has backed the news that Juventus will make a move for Alvaro Morata over the summer.
Luis Suarez has returned to light training with Uruguay, but reports are that the striker will miss their opening World Cup game with Costa Rica.
Juventus have had their first offer for Alexis Sanchez rejected by Barcelona, according to reports in Spain.
Mario Yepes has admitted he’s realistic about Colombia’s chances at the World Cup, but won’t rule out Italy.
Ciro Immobile has been presented as a Borussia Dortmund player, completing his switch from Torino.
Walter Mazzarri is delighted that Lorenzo Insigne has made the World Cup squad, but feels bad for Christian Maggio.
Roberto Donadoni has been contacted by Lazio President Claudio Lotito about becoming their new Coach.
Riccardo Montolivo’s agent has insisted that his client will have no problems if Milan look to buy another midfielder in the summer.
Andrea Stramaccioni is on the verge of being named the new Udinese Coach, according to reports.
Edy Reja has apparently revealed the reasons why he wants to leave Lazio this summer.
The Italian national team’s squad numbers for the World Cup have been confirmed, with Antonio Cassano getting the No.10.
Romulo’s agent has confirmed the midfielder’s declaration that he convinced Cesare Prandelli to not include him in the World Cup squad.
Marco Verratti has claimed that it’s up to Cesare Prandelli how he’s used in this summer’s World Cup.
Marco Verratti has revealed his delight at being including in Italy’s 23-man squad for the World Cup, but feels sorry for those who didn’t make it.
Lazio’s Miroslav Klose is Germany’s only recognised forward for the World Cup, whilst Shkodran Mustafi misses out on a place in the final 23.
Marco Verratti’s agent says the inclusion of the midfielder, Ciro Immobile and Lorenzo Insigne in the Italy squad is to Zdenek Zeman’s credit.
Tommaso Ghirardi has asked how he can keep Antonio Cassano and Roberto Donadoni at Parma in light of their omission from Europe for next year.
Reports in Spain are that Javier Mascherano could be about to renew his contract with Barcelona, to end interest from Napoli.
Urbano Cairo says that Torino could not compete with Borussia Dortmund’s offer to Ciro Immobile and so ‘followed the player’s will’.
Andrea Agnelli says it may be ‘impossible’ for Juventus to bridge the gap to Europe’s giants by 2018, but that the club’s goal is to ‘bring them closer’.
Torino have confirmed that they have signed defender Cesare Bovo to a new two-year contract, tying him down until June 2016.
Algeria have named four Serie A based players in their final 23 man squad for the World Cup.
Riccardo Montolivo has undergone surgery on his injury and initial indications are Milan could be without him for up to six months.

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