Prandelli still to decide Italy XI
Cesare Prandelli has refused to name his starting XI for Italy’s international friendly against Brazil on Thursday.
Italy shirt numbers for Brazil
Roma’s Daniel Pablo Osvaldo will wear the No 10 shirt for Italy against Brazil, while Mattia De Sciglio has ‘avoided’ Paolo Maldini’s legendary No 3.
Italy explain Chiellini injury
Italy team doctor Enrico Castellacci says he expected to send home Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini.
Chiellini ruled out of Italy ties
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini will take no part in Italy’s upcoming games against Brazil and Malta.
Italia ’90 still magical for Vicini
Former Italy boss Azeglio Vicini – who celebrates his 80th birthday today – has fond memories of World Cup 1990 despite the Azzurri’s failure to win the trophy.
Hernanes: 'Italy defence is strong'
Lazio star Hernanes has warned his Brazil teammates over the task that awaits them against Italy. “They have a truly strong defence.”
U21: Santon injury concern
Davide Santon is in doubt for Italy’s Under-21 games against Russia and Ukraine after he pulled up with a muscular problem.
Balotelli-Osvaldo against Brazil
Mario Balotelli, Pablo Daniel Osvaldo and Riccardo Montolivo were tested in training as Italy prepare for Thursday’s game with Brazil.
Mangia on De Sciglio-Santon swap
Under-21 Italy Coach Devis Mangia explains why Davide Santon and Mattia De Sciglio switched teams, as “the Nazionale is one big squad.”
Conti: 'Totti ideal for World Cup'
Roma director Bruno Conti is confident Francesco Totti “would make the difference” if he were to come out of retirement for Italy.
Antonelli's 'Azzurri dream'
Luca Antonelli has returned to the Italy squad for the first time in three years and the Genoa man is enjoying this Azzurri “dream.”
Thiago Silva: 'Proud to play Italy'
Thiago Silva said it will be “a source of great pride” to play against Italy and the Brazilian already knows who he’ll swap shirts with.
Totti: Maybe I'll stop
Roma captain Francesco Totti has once again refused to be drawn on Cesare Prandelli's claims that he could be re-called to the national team.
Buffon on Totti, Balotelli and Brazil
Gianluigi Buffon has admitted that he would back the idea of Roma captain Francesco Totti receiving a re-call to the Italian national team.
Ramires out of Italy-Brazil
Brazil will be without Chelsea’s Ramires for Thursday’s glamour international friendly against Italy in Geneva.
Chiellini trains in isolation
Giorgio Chiellini remains a doubt for the Brazil game after the Juventus man trained on his own this morning.
Totti cools Italy recall talk
Roma’s Francesco Totti has so far refused to be drawn on the issue of whether he could play for Italy at World Cup 2014.
Chiellini a doubt for Brazil
Giorgio Chiellini is a doubt for Italy's friendly match with Brazil on Thursday after suffering an ankle injury.
‘Pasqual deserved Italy call-up’
The agent of Manuel Pasqual has asked Fiorentina to question the decision to again omit him from the Italy squad.
Pirlo: Italy-Brazil not a friendly
Andrea Pirlo insists there is no such thing as a friendly in international football ahead of the Italy-Brazil tie.
New Italy shirt for Confederations Cup
Here it is – the new Italy jersey which the Azzurri will wear in Brazil this summer as they look for Confederations Cup glory.
Buffon on facing Brazil test
This week’s friendly against Brazil will provide answers to certain questions about the strength of Italy, says Gigi Buffon.
Prandelli would consider Totti recall
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli will consider Roma’s Francesco Totti for World Cup 2014 selection.
Cerci delighted with Italy call
Torino's Alessio Cerci is celebrating his call-up to the Italian international squad. “This is a point of departure for me.”
De Sciglio wants Italy debut
Mattia De Sciglio is hoping to make his international debut after being included in the Italy squad for the games against Brazil and Malta.
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