Germany beat 10-man Portugal
A Thomas Muller hat-trick and a Mats Hummels header gave Germany a 4-0 win over 10-man Portugal in the opening game of Group G.
Molinaro delighted with Torino move
Cristian Molinaro has revealed his delight at joining Torino on a one-year deal after his release by Stuttgart.
Agent: Trezeguet would love Italy return
David Trezeguet’s agent has claimed that his client would love to make a return to Italy.
Hernanes happy to work with Mazzarri
Hernanes has welcomed the news that Walter Mazzarri will stay on as Inter Coach next season.
Okaka set for Samp stay
Stefano Okaka will stay at Sampdoria following Sinisa Mihajlovic’s announcement that he’ll continue, according to the striker’s agent.
Cristiano Ronaldo is fit and will play for Portugal as they take on Germany in their opening Group G game at the World Cup.
Good news for Buffon & De Sciglio
There are reports that Gianluigi Buffon and Mattia De Sciglio will be back fit to play some part in Italy’s World Cup group stage.
De Rossi & Barzagli miss training
Daniele De Rossi and Andrea Barzagli both missed Italy’s training session this morning, and could be potential injury worries.
Lukaku 'proud' of Juve interest
Romelu Lukaku has admitted that he is ‘proud’ of Juventus’ supposed interest in him, but wants to focus on the World Cup.
Lotito: Candreva not for sale
Lazio President Claudio Lotito has refused to sell Antonio Candreva, despite rumours of a switch to Paris Saint-Germain.
Baresi backs Prandelli's Italy
Franco Baresi has backed Italy to do well at this summer’s World Cup, and thinks that the England game was the best of the tournament so far.
Camoranesi: Cuadrado ideal for Juve
Mauro Camoranesi believes that Juan Cuadrado would be a great addition to the Juventus team.
Agent hopes Pandev stays
Goran Pandev’s agent doesn’t want the striker to leave Napoli this summer, despite interest from several other clubs.
Pjanic backs Dzeko for Roma
Miralem Pjanic has claimed that international teammate Edin Dzeko has revealed his admiration for Serie A.
‘Lazio to fight for Champions League’
Claudio Lotito has hit out at transfer speculation and insisted he is preparing a Lazio squad to fight for Champions League qualification next season.
Mourinho: Italy showed maturity
Jose Mourinho has explained why England-Italy is ‘the best game of the World Cup’ so far and praised Cesare Prandelli for his tactics.
Romulo ‘liked by many clubs’
Romulo’s agent says a return to Fiorentina is unlikely, and that ‘many great Italian clubs’ are interested in his services.
Gremio in line for Kaka too
Gremio have been linked with making a move for Milan’s Ricky Kaka this summer, to compete with interst from Sao Paulo.
Toldo: Sirigu showed no fear
Francesco Toldo has praised Salvatore Sirigu for showing no fear and doing the right thing in deputising for Gigi Buffon in the Italy goal.
Adriano’s Roma move blocked
Luis Enrique has reportedly stepped in and blocked Adriano’s proposed switch from Barcelona to Roma.
Kaka, Robinho to fund Iturbe move
Milan will reportedly fund an assault for Verona’s Juan Iturbe with savings made on Ricky Kaka and Robinho.
Albertini hopes for time-outs
Demetrio Albertini hopes that FIFA will allow for time-outs during Italy’s next two World Cup fixtures, after the experience in Manaus.
Torino complete Molinaro deal
Torino have confirmed that they have signed former Stuttgart and Parma defender Cristian Molinaro on a one-year deal.
De Rossi wary of Costa Rica
Daniele De Rossi has warned Italy of the pitfall facing Costa Rica in Recife represents later this week.
Ranocchia ‘no’ to Juventus
Andrea Ranocchia is reported as having turned down advances from Juventus and will soon ratify a new contract at Inter.
Gilardino and Eto’o for China?
Guangzhou Evergrande’s search for an experienced striker reportedly includes both Alberto Gilardino and Samuel Eto’o.
Agent: Astori wants Milan
As reports indicate he will definitely leave Cagliari this summer, Davide Astori’s agent says he’d ‘do anything’ to return to Milan.
Miha: Good feeling with Ferrero
Sinisa Mihajlovic has detailed meeting Sampdoria’s new President Massimo Ferrero and says he has been left ‘with a good feeling’.
Higuain: Barca interest nice
Gonzalo Higuain has encouraged speculation linking him with a move to Barcelona, describing it as ‘nice’, but says his focus is only on the World Cup.
Abete: Happy for win, but…
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete has explained his ‘satisfaction’ at Italy’s win over England, but warned that there is still work to do.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Messi ends World Cup taboo
Leo Messi ended his World Cup curse with a sensational goal, but Argentina weren’t impressive as they beat Bosnia 2-1.
Suarez: 'France were superior'
Honduras Coach Luis Suarez accepted “France were superior” on the night, but was confused by the goal-line technology.
Benzema: 'No need for technology'
Karim Benzema was “very happy and proud” to bag a brace for France, but said he didn’t need goal-line technology.
Deschamps: 'A good start'
Didier Deschamps was impressed with “a very good start” to the World Cup, as France beat Honduras 3-0.
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