WORLD CUP 2014

Barcelona forward Luis Suarez has promised his World Cup bite on Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini was his last.
Alessandro Diamanti has no regrets about leaving Italy to sign for Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande.
Luis Suarez feels his bite on Giorgio Chiellini “needs to be forgotten about” after he was allowed to train with Barcelona.
Inter playmaker Hernanes says he is hungry to achieve great things with the Nerazzurri this season.
Zdenek Zeman has refused to blame any individuals for Italy’s World Cup embarrassment.
Miroslav Klose has confirmed his retirement from international football, ending a 13-year spell with Germany.
The agent of Diego Lugano has confirmed his client will be joining Genoa either tonight or tomorrow morning.
Chile manager Jorge Sampaoli claims Manchester United want Arturo Vidal, but “have doubts on his knee.”
Fiorentina star Giuseppe Rossi admits it was “frustrating” to be left out of the World Cup by Cesare Prandelli.
Colombia international striker Victor Ibarbo assured he wants to “respect the contract” with Cagliari.
Greek international Lazaros Christodoulopoulos believes Verona is his “big career opportunity.”
Sampdoria said they’ll sell World Cup winning defender Shkodran Mustafi “if someone offers €15m.”
Fabio Capello has reiterated that he will stay as Coach of the Russian national team until the 2018 World Cup.
Lucas Biglia’s agent announces the Lazio and Argentina midfielder received “many requests, including Real Madrid.”
Giorgio Chiellini has assured fans that despite Antonio Conte’s departure Juventus will continue to strive for success.
Colombia captain Mario Yepes is close to joining Sampdoria after his spell at Atalanta.
Sampdoria have reportedly sold Argentina’s World Cup goalkeeper Sergio Romero to Benfica for €0.8m.
Antonio Cassano has dismissed rumours of a move away from Parma, as well as reports that he was a disruptive influence at the World Cup.
Lorenzo Insigne has commented on Italy’s woeful World Cup campaign, but believes he will be better as a result.
Steven Gerrard has confirmed he will retire from international duty after a 14-year career with England.
Cesare Prandelli has reiterated where he saw Italy’s World Cup campaign fail, as he looks to Germany’s example.
Cesare Prandelli says Mario Balotelli is ‘not a bad guy’ but that: “he lives in a dimension that is far from reality.”
Cesare Prandelli denies accusations of ‘escaping Italy’ after the World Cup, and warns Antonio Conte of the difficulties in coaching the national team.
Napoli and Colombia defender Juan Camilo Zuniga is “accompanied by security” after threats over the Neymar injury.
Lazio striker and World Cup winner Miroslav Klose announced “I’ve decided to retire in 2015.”

WORLD CUP 2014 BLOGS

Richard Thomas says Cesare Prandelli’s arrival at Galatasaray provides the former Italy boss with an ideal opportunity to prove himself a winner.