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Fabio Cannavaro predicts a draw between Italy and England, but the Azzurri “have to focus on winning the World Cup.”
Udinese director Cristiano Giaretta has confirmed they are “only details away” from selling Juan Cuadrado to Fiorentina.
As expected, Jeremy Menez has officially signed a three-year contract with Milan.
Turkish media report Galatasaray striker Didier Drogba has agreed a two-year contract with Juventus.
Steven Gerrard claims England “are a better team,” but Cesare Prandelli assures “we prepared in minute detail.”
Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal “would give my life on the field for Chile” and can’t wait to take on Spain.
Gigi Buffon and Salvatore Sirigu are carrying injuries, so Mattia Perin could potentially earn his first cap against England.
Brazil legend Rivelino warns Italy and England “it’s absurd to play in Manaus. You start sweating the moment you leave the locker room.”
Southampton striker Daniel Pablo Osvaldo could head back to Serie A for Inter with a buy-out clause worth €11m.
Juan Guillermo Cuadrado prepares for his World Cup debut with Colombia today amid reports Fiorentina completed his transfer.
Antonio Candreva admits tonight’s World Cup game with England is “without doubt the most important moment of my career.”
Uruguay Coach Oscar Washington Tabarez said he’ll rest Luis Suarez for their World Cup opener against Costa Rica.
There is rain expected in Manaus for tonight’s Italy match against England with 89 per cent humidity.
It’s reported Milan are offering €25m for Verona starlet Juan Iturbe, but face competition from Roma, Juventus and more.
Cesare Prandelli insists Italy “have no fear” of England, but is increasingly frustrated by injuries, including Gigi Buffon.
Massimiliano Allegri gave Mario Balotelli advice on how to play as lone striker for Italy against England.
Emanuele Giaccherini thinks Italy will beat England 2-1 tonight, but “both teams could potentially win the World Cup.”
Ex-Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio believes “Italy should fear” England’s tactics and would start Ciro Immobile.
England manager Roy Hodgson assures Danny Welbeck is fit to face Italy tonight, but it’s “one of my toughest team selections.”
Gigi Buffon suffered a “slight ankle sprain and is undergoing treatment” ahead of tonight’s World Cup opener against England.
Varese’s 2-2 draw in the second leg proved enough to secure their Serie B status and relegate Novara to Lega Pro.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Australia Coach Ange Postecoglou was proud of his team’s performance against Chile and said they deserved a draw.
Chile Coach Jorge Sampaoli says the most important thing was for his side to win tonight’s World Cup match with Australia.
Alessandro Del Piero believes Milan’s decision to appoint Pippo Inzaghi as Coach is a big gamble.
Holland Coach Louis Van Gaal insists his team’s famous win over Spain will mean nothing if they don’t beat Australia.
England Coach Roy Hodgson wants his team’s performances at this summer’s World Cup to make the country proud.
Chile saw off an Australia fighback to eventually prevail 3-1 against their World Cup Group B opponents.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli says tomorrow’s World Cup opener against England will not be decisive regardless of the result.
England captain Steven Gerrard has praised Three Lions Coach Roy Hodgson’s bravery and hopes his team can reward it.
Spain Coach Vicente Del Bosque admits his team have got a lot of work to do to solve their problems after their crushing defeat to Holland.
Cameroon Coach Volker Finke was offering no excuses for his side’s performance in their 1-0 defeat to Mexico.
Arturo Vidal is in Chile’s starting line-up for their World Cup encounter with Australia tonight.
Mexico Coach Miguel Herrera ‘could not be more excited’ after his team beat Cameroon in today’s World Cup match.
A truly sensational second half performance earned Holland an incredible 5-1 win over defending World Cup champions Spain.

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