AZZURRI

Leonardo Bonucci has apologised after a telling-off from the Italy staff, insisting he “did not want to offend Roma.”
Turkish referee Huseyn Gocek will officiate Italy’s Euro 2016 qualifier with Azerbaijan on Friday.
Manolo Gabbiadini has lifted the lid on Sinisa Mihajlovic’s managerial technique at Sampdoria and admits he is targeting a place with Italy.
Genoa midfielder Stefano Sturaro has pulled out of Italy’s Under-21 squad and is facing around three weeks on the sidelines.
Giacomo Bonaventura’s agent says that the Milan player’s injury that ruled him out of the Italy squad is not serious.
Federico Bernardeschi downplays comparisons to Cristiano Ronaldo and plays up Italy’s Under-21 test against Slovakia.
Antonio Conte has called up Andrea Pirlo to the Italy squad for Euro 2016 qualifying, in place of the injured Giacomo Bonaventura.
Enrico Castellacci has confirmed Marco Verratti’s ankle injury may seen him drop out of the Italy squad, whilst Giacomo Bonaventura is also injured.
Antonio Conte has explained Graziano Pelle’s inclusion and Mario Balotelli’s exclusion from his latest Italy squad.
Antonio Conte has reflected on Alberto Aquilani’s potential turning point, picking his regista this month and potentially recalling Andrea Pirlo.
Antonio Conte is unconcerned by Juventus-Roma and says he does not expect it to affect squad relations in the Italy squad.
Giacomo Bonaventura has enthused at his call-up to Italy and reflected on early life at a Milan he still believes can improve.
Italy have held a first training session in view of Euro 2016 qualifiers this month and have early fitness doubts over Marco Verratti.
Empoli Coach Maurizio Sarri prepares to face Palermo and is very happy with Daniele Rugani’s maiden Italy call-up.
Southampton striker Graziano Pellè has “another dream come true” with his first senior Italy call-up.
Adriano Galliani reveals why Milan right-back Ignazio Abate was left out of the Italy squad and hails Keisuke Honda.
Dino Zoff believes Roma legend Francesco Totti is “the most complete Number 10 in Italian football.”
Graziano Pellé is called up and Mario Balotelli dropped for Italy’s Euro 2016 qualifiers against Azerbaijan and Malta.
Leonardo Bonucci warned Mario Balotelli “must learn to be part of a group” if the Liverpool striker wants an Italy recall.
Former Parma, Juventus and Bologna striker Marco Di Vaio has announced that he will retire from playing at the end of this month.
Antonio Conte is still expected to call up a number of new faces to his Italy squad for Euro 2016 qualification, including Graziano Pelle and Daniele Rugani.
Andrea Barzagli’s extended absence from the Juventus set-up has been explained away as an injury relapse.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers warned Mario Balotelli he “needs to improve” after a £16m move from Milan.
Gigi Di Biagio named his Italy Under-21 squad for the crucial European Championship play-offs with Slovakia.
Italy will reportedly play Albania on November 18, two days after taking on Croatia at San Siro.