The Round of 16 opens with this fascinating clash between hosts Brazil and Arturo Vidal’s exciting Chile.
Suarez: 'I fell onto Chiellini...'
Luis Suarez apparently told FIFA’s Disciplinary Commission he “lost my balance and hit my face” against Giorgio Chiellini.
Report: Kaka to Orlando via Sao Paulo
It’s reported Ricky Kaka will be presented as an Orlando City player on Tuesday, but spend six months at Sao Paulo.
Belgium lose Vanden Borre
Belgium have lost right-back Anthony Vanden Borre for the rest of the World Cup with a broken ankle.
Blatter wants 'video challenges' in games
FIFA President Sepp Blatter encouraged the introduction of “video challenges” during games after goal-line technology.
Fiorentina close to Basanta
It’s rumoured Fiorentina have a deal for Argentina international defender Jose Maria Basanta from Monterrey.
Roma target Algeria's Brahimi
Roma are reportedly tracking Algeria international midfielder Yacine Brahimi, who lit up the World Cup.
Verona to lose Iturbe and Romulo
Verona Coach Andrea Mandorlini accepts he will lose Juan Iturbe and Romulo, but hints at a Fabio Quagliarella deal with Juventus.
Official: Chievo sign Edimar
Chievo have officially signed Brazilian left-back Edimar Fraga from FC Cluj.
Did Cassano blame Buffon?
It’s reported Antonio Cassano turned on Gigi Buffon and the Italy ‘senators’ after their World Cup exit.
Uruguay President: 'Italians provoke'
President of Uruguay Jose Mujica defended Luis Suarez, claiming “Italians provoke and this time they went too far.”
Chelsea bid €75m for Pogba?
English newspapers maintain Chelsea are prepared to pay £60m (€75m) for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba.
Buffon: 'Same old faces deliver'
Gigi Buffon slammed those calling for a generational shift. “You have to judge people on what they are doing, not what they could potentially do.”
Balotelli to Juventus for free?
Tuttosport claims Mario Balotelli could be bought from Milan by a financial institution and loaned to Juventus.
Cambiasso set for Tottenham
Released Inter midfielder Esteban Cambiasso is expected to sign for Premier League side Tottenham.
Pinilla 'not afraid' of Brazil
Chile and Cagliari striker Mauricio Pinilla assures they are “not remotely afraid of Brazil” ahead of today’s World Cup clash.
Pekerman: 'Colombia respect Uruguay'
Colombia have been one of the World Cup surprises, but Coach Jose Pekerman has “admiration and respect” for Uruguay.
Sampaoli: 'Chile will attack Brazil'
Chile are the underdogs against World Cup hosts Brazil today, but Coach Jorge Sampaoli assures they’ll attack.
Scolari: 'Brazil anxious' against Chile
Brazil face Arturo Vidal’s Chile today and Luiz Felipe Scolari admits the World Cup hosts are “uncomfortable and anxious.”
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Tabarez: 'Suarez a scapegoat'
Uruguay Coach Oscar Washington Tabarez quit his FIFA post in protest at Luis Suarez’s ban ahead of the tie with Colombia.
Higuain ‘knows nothing’ about Barca
Napoli’s Gonzalo Higuain insists he knows nothing of speculation linking him with a move to Barcelona.
Immobile dad: Preparation wrong
Ciro Immobile’s father has accused Italy of going about their World Cup preparations in the wrong way.
Report: Arsenal still want Balotelli
It is reported that Arsenal still want to sign Milan’s Mario Balotelli, despite Arsene Wenger’s recent attempts to play down speculation.
Report: If not Iturbe, Lavezzi
Sky report this evening that Milan would turn their attention to signing Ezequiel Lavezzi, should they fail to land Juan Iturbe.
Zenga: Time for youth
Former Inter goalkeeper Walter Zenga says it is time for the Nerazzurri to put their faith in youth.
Kaka could stay at Milan
Ricky Kaka has not ruled out the possibility of staying at Milan, saying the only certainty is that he will begin pre-season training with the Rossoneri.
‘Suarez needs treatment’
FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke says Luis Suarez should find treatment to make sure he doesn’t bite again
De Laurentiis attends Esposito funeral
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis today attended the funeral of Ciro Esposito, saying the club’s Coppa Italia win has been put into perspective.
Galliani meets Iturbe representatives?
It is reported that Milan CEO Adriano Galliani is currently in talks with Juan Iturbe’s representatives.
‘Vrsaljko would relish Viola’
Sime Vrsaljko’s agent says his client would relish a move to Fiorentina but insists he has not heard from the Viola.
‘Capello will stay’
The President of the Russian Football Federation insists Coach Fabio Capello will be remaining in his post.
Norwich complete Lafferty signing
Norwich City have this afternoon completed the signing of Palermo’s Kyle Lafferty on a three-year contract.
Insigne agent: WC not a vacation
Lorenzo Insigne’s agent has revealed his client is still hurting from Italy’s early World Cup exit.
Serie A TV rights decided
Sky Sport Italia and Mediaset have secured the rights for live coverage of Serie A matches from 2015-16 to 2017-18.
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