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Roma’s Daniele De Rossi will respond to the Italy call of boss Cesare Prandelli despite picking up an injury.
Lorenzo Insigne has received his debut senior Italy call-up for the World Cup qualifiers against Bulgaria and Malta, while Giampaolo Pazzini returns.
Cesare Prandelli is set to name a young and relatively untested Italy side for the World Cup qualifiers against Bulgaria and Malta.
Mario Balotelli will reportedly miss Italy’s World Cup qualifiers against Bulgaria and Malta so he can undergo eye surgery.
Napoli’s Lorenzo Insigne looks set to be included in the full Italy squad after he was omitted from the latest Under-21 party.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has re-iterated that he is keeping a close eye on Napoli sensation Lorenzo Insigne.
Sebastian Giovinco will miss Juventus’ game against Udinese and Italy’s two World Cup qualifiers because of injury.
Italy Under-21 boss Devis Mangia has urged caution when speaking about the development of Napoli sensation Lorenzo Insigne.
Andrea Pirlo slammed “loser” Walter Mazzarri, called Zdenek Zeman “strange” and pledged to get a Mario Balotelli haircut if Juventus won the Champions League.
Alessandro Diamanti has explained the thinking behind his signing of a long term contract at Bologna.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli has called a new rule permitting 12 man benches in Serie A 'a major turning point'.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli says he will consider a change in system if the country’s young attacking stars continue to evolve.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has given his thoughts on the new Serie A season. “Juventus will be the team to beat.”
Check out five-year-old Joseph as he recreates Mario Balotelli’s wonder goal and celebration in Italy’s Euro 2012 win against Germany.
On form Domenico Criscito is hoping to return to the Italy squad, despite his Calcioscommesse troubles.
Cesare Prandelli said it’s “up to” Antonio Cassano whether he stays in the Italy squad, feels Mario Balotelli and Mattia Destro are “a dream pair” and looks back at Euro 2012.
Milan youngster Mattia De Sciglio is keen to make another Italy squad soon, despite not featuring against England last night.
The agent of Lorenzo Insigne has admitted that his client is waiting for a call to the full Italian international side.
Italy midfielder Alberto Aquilani isn’t too disappointed with last night’s 2-1 friendly defeat to England. “It was useful.”
Antonio Nocerino felt like an “old man” in the new-look Italy side that fell to England. “We have a great future ahead of us, but also a great present.”
Diego Fabbrini was one of six Italy players who got their first cap against England. “These have been the three most important days of my career.”
Jermain Defoe had a special dedication after his winning goal for Italy, while Tom Cleverley enjoyed his England debut.
Federico Peluso reveals what was going through his head when he almost scored against England. “I thought too much.”
Manolo Gabbiadini was denied a debut Italy strike by an England goalline clearance. “I was really annoyed.”
Manolo Gabbiadini was denied a debut Italy strike by an England goalline clearance. “I was really annoyed.”