Saturday May 10 2014
Italy to play Fluminense

Italy will play against Brazilian side Fluminense on June 8, while the provisional World Cup squad is named on Tuesday.

The Azzurri continue their preparations for the tournament in Brazil and have organised a friendly test with club Fluminense.

It will be played at the Estadio da Cidadania in Volta Redonda on Sunday June 8 at 17.30 local time (21.30 in the UK, 20.30 GMT).

Italy are also due to play a friendly against the Republic of Ireland at London stadium Craven Cottage on May 31.

Cesare Prandelli will name his provisional 30-man World Cup squad on Tuesday May 13 and they’ll attend training at the Coverciano ground on May 19.

This list of players must be whittled down to the final 23 going to Brazil.