NEWS

Diego Maradona says he does not agree with FIFA’s decision to award Lionel Messi the World Cup Golden Ball.
Juventus forward Fernando Llorente says confirming their supremacy in Serie A will remain the Old Lady’s priority this season.
Mario Gomez is hurt to have not been part of Germany’s World Cup winning squad but now wants to return to full form and fitness with Fiorentina.
Romulo’s agent has revealed that he will speak with Verona on Tuesday and discuss his client’s future.
Alvaro Morata has turned up for the first day of pre-season at Real Madrid, but a move to Juventus is not far away.
Seydou Keita has been officially unveiled as a Roma player, and admits it would be a dream to win a title in the capital.
With Stefano Pioli’s assertion that Lazio need two defenders to challenge for Europe, reports are that they have stepped up their chase for Stefan De Vrij.
Palermo youngster Andrea Belotti has conceded that he can’t wait to start the new season and make his mark on Serie A.
Gonzalo Higuian has revealed that he has never felt more proud to be an Argentine, despite last night’s defeat.
Former Lazio defender Giuseppe Biava claims that the capital club should go all-out to sign Davide Astori.
Roma legend Cafu has insisted that Ashley Cole is a great signing for his former side.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito has congratulated Miroslav Klose on becoming a world champion at the age of 36.
Barbara Berlusconi believes that Italy should take note of Germany’s World Cup victory, and their football reforms.
Luis Muriel has claimed that he wants to stay at Udinese, despite links of a move away from the club.
Bayern Munich sporting director Matthias Sammer has insisted that the German champions won’t sell Xherdan Shaqiri.
Napoli and Swansea City are seen as close to finalising terms of agreement on an initial loan move for forward Michu.
Inter are reportedly once more in negotiations to try and reach an agreement with Porto for defender Rolando.
Stefano Pioli has congratulated Miroslav Klose and determined that Lazio can aim for European qualification next year, subject to transfer work.
Stevan Jovetic says that given the chance, the player he would recommend Manchester City sign would be Juan Cuardrado.
Douglas Maicon says he intends to call sporting director Walter Sabatini to negotiate a contract extension at Roma.
Marco Storari has begun preseason preparations at Juventus with a bump, as he was involved in a minor car accident.
Nicola Rizzoli has reflected on the ‘honour and pride’ felt in representing Italian football at the 2014 World Cup Final.
Sampdoria are reportedly still in with a hope of taking Juventus forward Fabio Quagliarella from under the noses of Torino.
Reports in Brazil say that Luiz Felipe Scolari has resigned following the host nation’s disastrous end to their World Cup campaign.
Dries Mertens has reflected on his first season with Napoli and the advantage he sees them holding heading into next year.
Roma will reportedly look to Juan Cuadrado only if Mehdi Benatia is sold to Manchester City and a replacement defender is signed first.
Paul Pogba has briefly commented on being handed the Best Young Player Award at the close of the World Cup.
Juventus begin preparations for the defence of their Serie A title on Monday, with Fernando Llorente the first due to face reporters.
Milan’s reluctance to spend in the transfer window reportedly has them ready to offer out Ignazio Abate in exchange for Domenico Criscito.
Mauro Icardi reportedly has a month to earn a starting position in Inter’s plans, or else see Erick Thohir bring in another forward.
The Gazzetta dello Sport believe Inter may have Yann M’Vila’s deal from Rubin Kazan wrapped up by this evening.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Joachim Low credited predecessor Jurgen Klinsmann for Germany’s World Cup triumph and a “10-year project.”
Mario Gotze became the first substitute ever to score a decisive World Cup Final goal. “I didn’t know what was happening.”
DFB President Wolfgang Niersbach identified the work that went into Germany’s World Cup triumph after 24 years.

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