It’s Confederations Cup time, and for an Azzurri team looking to add to their World Cup trophy case, this is a prime opportunty to prepare for 2014. Playing in World Cup stadiums against top-notch competition, this is a great chance for Cesare Prandelli’s men to gain some momentum going into next year unlike the 2009 Confederations’ Cup. Here is ESPN’s preview of the tournament
Fox Soccer has their ten players to watch during the tournament, and only Mario Balotelli makes it from the Italian team. Still some good reading up on the competition
Over at World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris lays out the announcing schedule on ESPN. Italian-Americans will get the Mexican National Team crew on Sunday as well as Adrian Heeley and Kasey Keller on Wednesday. See more here
It seems like we have a Edinson Cavani update every day, so here is today’s. The forward’s father is in the news, telling Futboleros that his son would turn down a chance to play in the Premier League to play for Real Madrid. The Guardian has the details
Danny Penza at Black & White & Read All Over takes a look at a Juventus co-ownership deal that may be a key one from Juventus to solve this offseason.
Transfer rumour of the Day – Nani to Juventus? The 26-year-old Portuguese winger is allegedly looking to Juventus and Monaco after Manchester United seems happy to let his current deal expire next season. If it’s about money, I’m pretty sure I know who will win.