AZZURRI

Andrea Pirlo is already looking ahead to the Juventus “Champions League dream” next season and confirms he’ll quit Italy after the 2014 World Cup.
After reports Clarence Seedorf would replace Max Allegri on the Milan bench, former player Mark Van Bommel is now the hot favourite.
Italian Under-21 boss Devis Mangia insists he isn’t thinking about a return to club football for 2013-14.
The FIGC are confident an Italy-Argentina match will be played in Rome on August 14 with Pope Francis taking the first kick.
Italy Under-21 side Coach Devis Mangia urged teams to give players like Lorenzo Insigne more space in Serie A.
Italian international Marco Verratti is said to be the subject of a €25m offer from Real Madrid to PSG.
Cesare Prandelli revealed he already has a good idea how to carve up the Italy squad for Confederations Cup and European Under-21 Championship duties.
Italy Under-21 Coach Devis Mangia has conceded that his side are not one of the favourites for the upcoming European Championships.
Brazil boss Luiz Felipe Scolari sees Italy as one of the favourites for World Cup 2014, but he has his doubts about Spain.
Cesare Prandelli has warned Mario Balotelli that he will have to 'shut up' if he is to have a future in the game.
Italy Under-21 boss Devis Mangia has picked a 28-man squad for a three day training session ahead of Euro 2013.
Mario Balotelli is in the Time list of 100 most influential people for 2013 as an ‘Icon,’ with Gianfranco Zola writing his dedication entry. “People think he’s a madman, but he isn’t.”
Milan are trying to line up Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli for their bench after the 2014 World Cup, claim SportMediaset.
Italian national team boss Cesare Prandelli has praised Udinese, claiming the Zebrette are an example to follow.
Marcello Lippi celebrated his 65th birthday in China and cast his eye over the Italian football scene. “The clubs aren’t doing as well as the Nazionale.”
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has revealed that he was contacted by Juventus in the summer of 2004.
Cesare Prandelli’s Italian national side have slipped down to eighth place in the latest FIFA World Rankings.
Watford manager Gianfranco Zola praised Cesare Prandelli’s Azzurri and explained the “stress and pressure” are completely different between English and Italian football.
Parma defender Gabriel Paletta has shaken off transfer rumours and admits he hasn’t “decided yet” whether to represent Italy or Argentina.
Fiorentina boss Vicenzo Montella has revealed that he would one day like to Coach the Italian National Team.
Playing for Italy at the 2014 World Cup is the target for Napoli attacking sensation Lorenzo Insigne.
Italy Under-21 boss Devis Mangia says he won’t make a decision on his future until the end of this summer’s European Championship.
Italy can’t play Argentina in an August friendly because the latter already have a game lined up against Russia.
Italy have officially invited Argentina to Rome for a friendly on August 14 in honour of Pope Francis, an idea sparked by Cesare Prandelli.
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani is delighted with the Rossoneri block used by Italy boss Cesare Prandelli in midweek.