Italy

Thursday, June 12, 2014

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A number of top players from around the globe will be looking to show what they can do over the next month and Goal ranks the best new faces

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The Azzurri icon feels Cesare Prandelli is capable of setting up his team for success in Brazil and says his country has a world-class defense.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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The midfielder made his international debut 12 years ago but admits he is unlikely to be available for the national team after the tournament in Brazil

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The midfield veteran will remain with the Serie A champion for two more seasons after committing his future to the club ahead of the World Cup.

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The goalkeeper enjoyed a season on loan at the Serie A side, but says he has to head back to Anfield ahead of the new season amid ongoing speculation regarding his future.

Monday, June 9, 2014

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The Dutchman's future has been in question for some time at San Siro, and the club has decided to part ways with him and bring in the former striker as his replacement.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

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The France international is just 21, but the Azzurri coach says that the Juventus ace is unmatched because of his versatility and exceptional physical and technical attributes.

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The Italy international still has four years to run on his current contract with the Biancocelesti but he says the French champions would be "a great option" for him

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The Chelsea legend has warned his national side against complacency when facing Roy Hodgson's men and feels England's defense is quicker than in previous World Cup campaigns.

Friday, June 6, 2014

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The Brazilian center back has joined the Italian giant after two seasons in the French capital, agreeing a two-year deal at San Siro.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

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The Paris Saint-Germain defender has completed a move to the Italian giants after two successful seasons in the French capital

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The Manchester United legend recalls Park Ji-Sung's effective marking of the Italy star in the Champions League in 2010 and sees Danny Welbeck as a useful option for such a role.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

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Claudio Marchisio's early header wasn't enough for Cesare Prandelli's men, who couldn't find the clinical touch required to put hard-working minnows Luxembourg to the sword.

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The new Manchester United coach included the Roma star on his six-man summer shortlist, but the player's representative says any sale would be decided only by the Serie A side.

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The Argentine says the former Italy international deserves most of the credit for the Bianconeri's three successive Serie A title wins.

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The Netherlands international says he models his game on the likes of Claude Makelele and Patrick Vieira and admits that he could leave AC Milan this summer.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014