Italy

Saturday, August 16, 2014

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The midfielder did not feature in the Old Lady's final fixture on the pre-season tour of Asia but the Bianconeri coach insisted he was merely protecting the player's fitness

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The Italy international has explained that he was always likely to remain in Serie A for another two years but that he remains open to the idea of relocating to the United States

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The Genoa striker is in no doubt that the 45-year-old will restore the Azzurri to their former glory and is now hoping to force his way into the new coach's plans for Euro 2016

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The veteran playmaker netted twice, while fellow midfielder Paul Pogba scored a sublime solo effort as the Italian champions eased to facile pre-season win

Friday, August 15, 2014

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The 1982 World Cup winner believes Juventus, Roma and Napoli will lead the league this season but expects Rafael Benitez to lead his side to the Scudetto

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The Chilean was back working with his team-mates for the first time in a month and a half but was curt when asked by a fan whether he will definitely stay

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The veteran attacker says his side's hard work in pre-season will pay off as they bid to win Serie A and take the fight to Europe in their return to the Champions League

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The Shakhtar Donetsk boss says he would be happy for any of his charges to win a big transfer and feels the Brazilian has the ability to go to the top

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The Azzurri skipper is looking forward to working with the former Juventus boss again and says all Italians should be delighted with his appointment

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The former Juventus boss' appointment was confirmed on Thursday and the legendary goalkeeper believes he will be a success

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Having lost centre-back Chico Flores this summer, the Welsh outfit have stepped up their chase for the World Cup runner up and look close to securing a deal

Thursday, August 14, 2014

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Walter Mazzarri's men were toothless against the Superleague runners-up in the friendly which comes just a week before they play in the Europa League qualifiers

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The new Juventus coach praised the Argentine’s role in the Bianconeri squad and hopes to win the club a fourth consecutive Scudetto

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The French defender, who was on loan at San Siro from Valencia last season, says he feels as though he has joined "a family" in Italy