England coach Peter Moores will be out to mark his return to the Test arena with victory in a two-match series against Sri Lanka.
Inter have come to an agreement with Sampdoria that sees the club acquire full ownership of striker Mauro Icardi.
Championship club Sheffield Wednesday have announced that Azerbaijani businessman Hafiz Mammadov has completed his takeover.
Borussia Dortmund have confirmed that Marco Reus is set for three months on the sidelines with an ankle ligament injury.
Luka Modric has reassured Croatia fans he is in good shape ahead of his side's FIFA World Cup opener against Brazil.
Clint Dempsey has warned that the United States' ideal preparation will count for nothing when the FIFA World Cup gets under way.
Hibernian have sacked manager Terry Butcher after the club were relegated to the Scottish Championship last month.
England coach Roy Hodgson has moved to downplay the impact the Manaus heat will have on his side against Italy on Saturday.
Gonzalo Jara believes Chile go into the FIFA World Cup a more mature group than in South Africa four years ago.
Belgium travelled to Brazil for the FIFA World Cup buoyed by the news star striker Romelu Lukaku has avoided a serious ankle injury.
Feyenoord defender Daryl Janmaat has suggested he is ready to leave De Kuip as he looks to test himself at the highest possible level.
Steven Gerrard will be fit to captain England against Italy, amid fears he could be ruled out with a groin injury.
Garry Monk wants midfielder Ki Sung-yueng to be part of Swansea City's squad next term after his season-long loan at Sunderland.
Guillermo Ochoa believes he has done enough to convince coach Miguel Herrera he should be Mexico's starting FIFA World Cup goalkeeper.
Miralem Pjanic has insisted Bosnia-Herzegovina have no fear of Argentina ahead of their FIFA World Cup clash on Sunday.
Brazil legend Pele has backed England to progress from a tough Group D, and expects Wayne Rooney to be their star performer.
Ciro Immobile is delighted to have been compared to former Italy striker Salvatore Schillaci ahead of the FIFA World Cup.
Ivory Coast coach Sabri Lamouchi has warned that qualifying from Group C at the FIFA World Cup will be easier said than done.
Carlo Ancelotti is confident Real Madrid have a strong enough squad to compete next season and will not be rushed into making new signings.
Shinji Kagawa has urged his Japan team-mates to show their quality at the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Brazil.