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Torino are eyeing two Colombian internationals for next season: Luis Muriel and Duvan Zapata.
Daniele De Rossi’s injury could throw a spanner in the works, as Italy were leaning towards a 3-5-2 against Uruguay.
It’s reported Ciro Immobile was meant to come on against Costa Rica, but Cesare Prandelli was forced to switch.
Italy medical staff confirm “there is something wrong” with Daniele De Rossi, so he’s a major doubt to face Uruguay.
Lionel Messi is joined by Sergio Aguero and Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain, as Argentina change shape for Iran.
The World Cup is over for Switzerland defender Steve Von Bergen after a fractured cheekbone.
Diego Forlan and Diego Lugano claim Italy’s tactics are “perfect” for Uruguay and their forwards to take advantage.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic revealed his prediction for the 2014 World Cup. “Brazil will beat Italy in the Final.”
Parma presented their new logo and pledged to get back into Europe, but warned “this club isn’t a port of call.”
Uruguay goalkeeper Fernando Muslera believes they will “beat Italy with their own history: defend and counter.”
Costa Rica Coach Jorge Luis Pinto revealed “Juventus inspired” his defensive set-up against Italy.
Alessandro Del Piero sees similarities with Italy’s predicament at the 2006 World Cup. “Marcello Lippi gave us great advice.”
Parma midfielder Walter Gargano confirmed Uruguay will “focus on the counter-attack” against Italy.
Claudio Ranieri is reportedly on the verge of accepting a two-year contract as Coach of Greece.
Juventus have snapped up exciting Paris Saint-Germain teenager Kingsley Coman on a free transfer.
Edinson Cavani warned Italy “it’ll be like a Final” when facing Uruguay in the World Cup – and they have home advantage.
Diego Armando Maradona sees Lorenzo Insigne as the key for Italy’s World Cup showdown with Uruguay.
Carlo Ancelotti trusts “Italy are stronger than Uruguay” and advised Cesare Prandelli on how to hurt them.
Rafa Benitez sent a touching message to Napoli fans one year on from his arrival. “I have the very same focus.”
Uruguay captain Diego Lugano assured they are “concentrated and confident” for the showdown with Italy.
Cesare Prandelli conceded that Italy were “too slow and took the wrong approach” in their defeat to Costa Rica.
Claudio Marchisio warned Italy “will need to be much more determined and gritty” against Uruguay.
Daniele De Rossi anxiously awaits test results, as he is an injury doubt to face Uruguay on Tuesday.
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Ecuador fought back from a goal down to beat Honduras 2-1 and go second in Group E thanks to an Enner Valencia brace.
FIFA explained why seven Costa Rica players had anti-doping tests after the Italy game rather than the usual two.
Ottmar Hitzfeld reassured Switzerland they can still progress in the World Cup despite “a dark day” against France.
Didier Deschamps laughed off suggestions France are “favourites” to win the World Cup after hammering Switzerland 5-2.
France virtually booked their spot in the last 16 of the World Cup after a 5-2 demolition job on sorry Switzerland.
Honduras and Ecuador face off in a bid to keep their qualification hopes alive after France demolished Switzerland.
Coach Jorge Luis Pinto said “Costa Rica were in the Group of Death, but it’s the others who are dead” after beating Italy.
The results of the blind auctions are confirmed, including Michelangelo Albertazzi, Paulo Vitor Barreto and Nicola Bellomo.
Thiago Motta claimed “the only difference” between Italy and Costa Rica was how accustomed they were to the heat.
There are injury concerns over Daniele De Rossi, who was seen limping after the Costa Rica game.
Alessio Cerci said Italy “must face Uruguay as if it were a Final” after their 1-0 defeat to Costa Rica.

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