AZZURRI

There are fears Fiorentina-owned Giuseppe Rossi has ruptured an anterior cruciate ligament in his knee for the third time.
Giampiero Ventura called up 23 players for his Italy get-together, including Federico Chiesa, Emerson Palmieri, Davide Calabria and Stephan El Shaarawy.
Italy are expected to call up Fiorentina’s Federico Chiesa and Roma winger Emerson Palmieri for a get-together next week.
Spartak Moscow Coach and former Juventus assistant manager Massimo Carrera is a candidate to replace Luciano Spalletti at Roma.
Giampiero Ventura sees Andrea Belotti and Gianluigi Donnarumma as the symbols of an Italy side that “might not win the 2018 World Cup, but can do in 2022.”
Matias Silvestre’s agent believes an Italy call would be “just reward” for the Sampdoria defender’s form.
Italy have climbed three places in the latest FIFA World Rankings, and now sit 12th between Poland and Wales.
Ray Wilkins says Antonio Conte wants Andrea Pirlo to join his Chelsea coaching staff for next season.
UEFA confirmed Italy will host the Under-21 European Championship from June 16-30 2019 in five cities plus San Marino.
Bologna Coach Roberto Donadoni admits he is 'in no hurry' to extend his contract at the club.
Andrea Pirlo is impressed with the new Italy midfield coming through and Gianluigi Donnarumma “is the goalkeeper of the future.”
Fiorentina star Federico Bernardeschi discussed his “rare” ankle injury and why he is “inspired by Cristiano Ronaldo’s work ethic.”
Danilo D’Ambrosio thanks Giampiero Ventura for his Italy chance, and looks ahead to Inter-Sampdoria.
Manolo Gabbiadini is “really happy” at Southampton, says his agent, but “it’s impossible to predict the future”.
Gianluca Lapadula admits he considered quitting football before success at Milan. “Maybe it was best to go through all that to realise what it means to be here.”
Inter legend Sandro Mazzola believes Italy have an “exciting project”, and hits out at Arrigo Sacchi.
Atalanta striker Andrea Petagna thanked Coach Gian Piero Gasperini after his senior Italy debut. “He changed my life.”
Roma have officially confirmed that Daniele De Rossi suffered a hematoma in last night’s Netherlands-Italy game.
Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon marvels at his namesake Donnarumma - “he’s already capable of being goalkeeper for Milan and the national team”.
Roma left back Emerson Palmieri is now officially eligible for an Italian international call-up.
Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman gave assurances over teammate Daniele De Rossi, 'he'll certainly play the derby'.
Daniele De Rossi left the Amsterdam Arena on crutches after picking up a back injury during Italy’s 2-1 win over the Netherlands.
Atalanta wing-back Leonardo Spinazzola enjoyed his senior Italy debut in the 2-1 friendly win over the Netherlands. “It’s a wonderful experience.”
Roberto Gagliardini made his senior Italy debut and the Inter midfielder can hardly believe it. “A year ago I hadn’t made my Serie A debut.”
Andrea Petagna thanked Giampiero Ventura for his senior Italy debut, but first is focused on the European Under-21 Championships.