NEWS

Paolo Maldini has insisted that rumours he will take over at the FIGC are false, and has backed Roberto Mancini for the Italy job.
Jose Mourinho has called for referees to be allowed to use technology, citing Arjen Robben’s contentious penalty at the weekend.
Zdenek Zeman has been unveiled as Cagliari’s new Coach, and has insisted that he can take the club forward.
Parma are likely to find out their Europa League fate before July 17, according to reports this morning.
James Roriguez’s agent has once again reiterated that several clubs are interested in the Colombia playmaker, including Napoli.
Lazio legend Vincenzo D’Amico is confident that Marco Parolo would be a success in Rome, should his move be completed.
Fiorentina have targeted four World Cup stars as potential replacements for Juan Cuadrado, it has been claimed.
Martin Caceres has been in another car crash, however this time, the Juventus defender seems to be fine.
Mario Balotelli could be Luis Suarez’s replacement at Liverpool, it has been suggested in some sections of the British Press.
Kaka has revealed that he had the opportunity to play in the MLS back in 2012, but is delighted to be leaving for America now.
Verona boss Andrea Mandorlini has conceded that his side will miss the talents of Juan Iturbe this coming season.
Reports in the Italian Press this morning speculate as to what Milan’s starting XI will be next season.
Joel Campbell’s agent has admitted that there are ‘several teams’ interested in his client.
Today's front-page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Jurgen Klinsmann said USA players “made the country proud” with their performance against Belgium.
Marc Wilmots assures Belgium “thoroughly deserved” their 2-1 victory over the USA in extra time.
Tim Howard performed heroics to force extra time, but Belgium eventually broke USA 2-1 and will face Argentina in the quarters.
It’s reported Raphael Varane spent the night in hospital for dehydration after France’s game with Nigeria.
Mario ‘Il Falco’ Ferri struck again with a pitch invasion during Belgium-USA and a message for shot Napoli fan Ciro Esposito.
Bologna have named ex-Cagliari boss Diego Lopez as their new Coach.
Ottmar Hitzfeld retired after Switzerland’s last-gasp defeat to Argentina. “I am proud of my career.”
Blerim Dzemaili explained what happened when he hit the upright in the last moments of Switzerland’s defeat to Argentina.
Inter have officially bought the remaining 50 per cent of Algeria midfielder Saphir Taider from Bologna.
Stephan Lichtsteiner shouldered some of the blame for the goal that allowed Argentina to eliminate Switzerland.
Angel Di Maria believes Argentina “deserved to win” their heart-stopping extra time game with Switzerland.
Alejandro Sabella confessed Argentina were “lucky” to beat Switzerland in extra time for a World Cup quarter-final spot.
Torino have officially signed Italy Under-21 midfielder Marco Benassi in a co-ownership deal with Inter.
Belgium and USA have injuries to contend with as they face off in the last Round of 16 fixture.
Argentina were 120 seconds away from penalties when Angel Di Maria scored the winner and Switzerland also hit the woodwork.
Torino have officially taken Omar El Kaddouri back on loan from Napoli with option to buy permanently.
Verona have officially signed Greek international Lazaros Christodoulopoulos from Bologna.
Mexico World Cup goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa “has not received any concrete offers,” warned his agent.
Napoli’s talks for Maxime Gonalons have formally ended, as Lyon announced “he has decided to stay here.”
Alberto Zaccheroni quit the Japan job and confessed “retirement is an option” at this stage.
Napoli have officially signed Kalidou Koulibaly, plus renewed with Roberto Colombo and Giandomenico Mesto.

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