WORLD CUP 2014

Federico Bernardeschi says he is dreaming of becoming a Fiorentina regular when he returns to the club at the end of the season.
Juventus forward Fernando Llorente believes both himself and Carlos Tevez deserve to be going to the World Cup this summer.
Carlos Tevez denies that one of the reasons he is not being selected for Argentina is because he has a poor relationship with Lionel Messi.
Juventus forward Carlos Tevez says he has no plans to follow Argentina at this summer’s World Cup in Brazil.
Uruguay boss Oscar Washington Tabarez has claimed that he will look to isolate his squad before the World Cup.
France national team Coach Didier Deschamps has warned against extreme expectations from Paul Pogba this summer.
Cesare Prandelli hopes Serie A clubs can invest more on home-grown talent and saw his contract offer as a sign for “schizophrenic” football.
Italy “will not make the same mistake as in Euro 2012” with fitness preparation, warned Cesare Prandelli.
Italy’s Code of Ethics has been criticised, but Cesare Prandelli explained the players agree with his approach.
Cesare Prandelli ruled Francesco Totti and Luca Toni out of the World Cup, praised emerging talent like Ciro Immobile and won’t pressure Giuseppe Rossi.
Italy’s 2014 World Cup theme song has been presented, including a video with players in action.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli has explained his reasons for not including Inter’s Jonathan in his 42-man test squad.
Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi says it is a dream come true to play for the club he supported as a boy.
Sassuolo forward Simone Zaza says he is not thinking of going to this summer’s World Cup in Brazil, admitting other players deserve it more.
Milan stalwart Daniele Massaro believes the Rossoneri’s season could have been different had they had Stephan El Shaarawy available.
Cesare Prandelli has avoided direct comment on Francesco Totti and Luca Toni and revealed he already has 18 players set in his mind for the World Cup.
Marco Parolo hopes he can be by Antonio Cassano’s side for Parma in Europe and Italy at the World Cup.
Marco Verratti’s agent assured he’s in contention for a World Cup spot and commented on Arsenal reports.
Ciro Immobile and Alessio Cerci can’t stop scoring for Torino and confess they’d love to be at the World Cup together.
Sassuolo’s Domenico Barardi says his side will be all but relegated if they fail to beat Chievo in their next Serie A match.
Napoli’s Lorenzo Insigne says he is dreaming of making Cesare Prandelli’s World Cup squad this summer.
Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman has vowed to return from injury stronger and more mature than he was before.
Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco has given his opinion on Francesco Totti’s absence from the Italy test squad.
Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan hopes that his form for the Giallorossi can get him a World Cup berth.
Giancarlo Abete has claimed that the FIGC have ‘total confidence’ in Cesare Prandelli ahead of the World Cup.

WORLD CUP 2014 BLOGS

Alessio Cerci is having a stand out season and Dave Taylor believes that the Torino winger should be a shoe-in for the Azzurri this summer at the World Cup.