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Monday July 21 2014
Prandelli: I did not escape Italy

Cesare Prandelli denies accusations of ‘escaping Italy’ after the World Cup, and warns Antonio Conte of the difficulties in coaching the national team.

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Sunday July 20 2014
Zuniga 'under guard' after Neymar threats

Napoli and Colombia defender Juan Camilo Zuniga is “accompanied by security” after threats over the Neymar injury.

A knee in the back during the final minutes of their World Cup quarter-final fractured a vertebra and ruled Neymar out of the tournament.

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Sunday July 20 2014
Klose: 'I'll retire next summer'

Lazio striker and World Cup winner Miroslav Klose announced “I’ve decided to retire in 2015.”

The Germany star was decisive in his country’s triumph in Brazil, setting a new all-time record of 16 goals in World Cup finals.

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Sunday July 20 2014
Kramer confirms Napoli talks

German international Christoph Kramer confirmed he is “talking to Napoli. It’s a very interesting offer with a great Coach.”

The midfielder started the World Cup Final against Argentina, but lasted only 30 minutes before he was carried off with concussion after a blow to the head.

“Am I in contact with Napoli? Yes, I am talking to Napoli,” 23-year-old Kramer told German newspaper Bild.

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Sunday July 20 2014
Nedved: 'Juve keep Vidal and Pogba'

Pavel Nedved assures Juventus “want to keep Arturo Vidal and Paul Pogba,” but sided with Luis Suarez over Giorgio Chiellini.

The former player is now a member of the Board of Directors and spoke to Denik Sport in the Czech Republic.

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Saturday July 19 2014
Rizzoli backs spray in Serie A

World Cup Final referee Nicola Rizzoli welcomes the ‘vanishing spray’ to Serie A, but has an issue with goal-line technology.

On Friday it was officially confirmed that Serie A, B and Lega Pro would all use the vanishing spray system from this season.

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Saturday July 19 2014
Gomez: 'Fiorentina top three'

Mario Gomez is raring to go after an injury-ravaged season and says top three is “not only a dream” for Fiorentina.

The German striker suffered a series of knee problems in his debut Serie A campaign, which also saw him miss out on the victorious World Cup run.

“I am happy with how pre-season training is going,” said Gomez in a Press conference.

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Saturday July 19 2014
Napoli close to €12m Kramer deal

Napoli are closing in on Bayer Leverkusen’s12m-rated German international midfielder Christoph Kramer.

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Saturday July 19 2014
Capello blasts youth academies

Fabio Capello said some youth team Coaches in Italy “should be locked up” and are to blame for the World Cup debacle.

The current Russia tactician slammed the culture of forming players from a very young age to ignore technique.

“The youth sector needs to be a factory for players, teaching then technique more than tactics and this clearly emerged at the World Cup,” Capello told Gazzetta Regionale.

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Friday July 18 2014
Serie A adopts vanishing spray

Adoption of ‘vanishing spray’ for referees during Serie A and B games is confirmed for this season.

“It was ratified, so we will begin adopting this new technology,” announced Lega Serie A President Maurizio Beretta.

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