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Italian Paper Talk: Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli Announces World Cup Squad

No place for Giuseppe Rossi or Destro after final cut is made…

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Italy as Azzurri boss Cesare Prandelli names his 23-man squad for the World Cup in Brazil this summer.

 

Image courtesy of La Gazzetta dello Sport.

– Italy squad names for Brazil – Tough decision for Cesare Prandelli, Giuseppe Rossi and Mattia Destro cut, Lorenzo Insigne stays.

– AC Milan midfielder Riccardo Montolivo to be operated, out for six months after suffering a fractured tibia in the friendly against Ireland on Saturday night.

– Andrea Agnelli: “Juve soon to be up with the top sides in Europe”.

– Roma, chase on for Cerci-Iturbe.

– Inter target Siqueira.

– Destro turns down Italy – Prandelli wanted to keep the striker as a reserve along with Andrea Ranocchia, but the youngster said no.
– Agnelli – Juventus Champions League in three years.
– Bonzetti: “Milan will be great again”.
– Lazio plan, with Antonio Candreva there’s Heurtaux.

– Alvaro Morata, signing worthy of Champions League winners.

– Rossi and Destro going home, Prandelli takes Insigne to Brazil.

– “Torino, trust in Martinez, he can be your Aguero”.

– Inter-Suarez, yes for 10m Euro.

– Andrea Stramaccioni leads race for Udinese job.

 

Italy World Cup Squad:

Goalkeepers: Buffon (Juventus), Perin (Genoa), Sirigu (Paris St. Germain);

Defenders: Abate (Milan), Barzagli (Juventus), Bonucci (Juventus), Chiellini(Juventus), Darmian (Torino), De Sciglio (Milan), Paletta (Parma);

Midfielders: Aquilani (Fiorentina), Candreva (Lazio), De Rossi (Roma),Marchisio (Juventus), Thiago Motta (Paris St. Germain), Parolo (Parma), Pirlo(Juventus), Verratti (Paris St. Germain);

Forwards: Balotelli (Milan), Cassano (Parma), Cerci (Torino), Immobile (Torino), Insigne (Napoli).

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