AZZURRI

Giorgio Chiellini has assured fans that despite Antonio Conte’s departure Juventus will continue to strive for success.
Sassuolo could be the latest club to reverse their backing for Carlo Tavecchio as FIGC President.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has claimed that he will continue to support Carlo Tavecchio for the FIGC presidency.
FIFA have written to the Italian Football Federation to request that they investigate remarks made by prospective FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero has called on his Serie A counterparts to meet as soon as possible to ‘re-evaluate their position’ on Carlo Tavecchio.
Zdenek Zeman says that whilst prospective FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio’s words were ‘inappropriate’, he also says that they were ‘in essence, right’.
Christian Maggio has moved on from missing the World Cup and says he is not nervous about sitting on the bench at Napoli.
Mino Raiola says players could take legal action against prospective FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio, as he suggests Oliver Bierhoff as a new candidate.
According to Tuttosport and Sportmediaset, Antonio Conte turned down the Italy job, so it’ll go to Roberto Mancini.
FIGC Presidential candidate Carlo Tavecchio said he’d pick Gianni Rivera as Italy Coach for their September friendly with Holland.
Napoli starlet Jorginho reveals he wants to play for Italy, even though Naples reminds him of Brazil.
Antonio Cassano has dismissed rumours of a move away from Parma, as well as reports that he was a disruptive influence at the World Cup.
It seems that Serie A leaders are split on who should be the next President of the FIGC.
Lorenzo Insigne has commented on Italy’s woeful World Cup campaign, but believes he will be better as a result.
Candidate for FIGC President Demetrio Albertini has run through his plans to change the face of Italian football and Serie A.
Following on from PSG denials, it’s reported Antonio Conte agreed not to join another Italian club this season after Juventus.
Stefano Okaka has revealed that his goal this season is to play well enough to earn an Italy call-up.
The Corriere dello Sport understand that Antonio Conte could be announced imminently as Paris Saint-Germain’s next Coach.
Lorenzo Insigne admits ‘it is impossible’ to forget his Italy experience this summer, but is ‘calm and as motivated as ever’ with Napoli.
Former Italy midfielder Demetrio Albertini has revealed he will run for the FIGC Presidency.
Demetrio Albertini is expected to confirm later today his intention to run for the position of FIGC President, but he is not the favourite.
Cesare Prandelli has reiterated where he saw Italy’s World Cup campaign fail, as he looks to Germany’s example.
Cesare Prandelli says Mario Balotelli is ‘not a bad guy’ but that: “he lives in a dimension that is far from reality.”
Cesare Prandelli denies accusations of ‘escaping Italy’ after the World Cup, and warns Antonio Conte of the difficulties in coaching the national team.
Delio Rossi backs Antonio Conte to be Italy’s next Coach, and admits the task facing Max Allegri at Juventus won’t be easy.