Lippi: 'FIGC rule is bonkers!'
Marcello Lippi fumes at the regulation that kept him from joining the Azzurri: 'It's bonkers!'
De Rossi injury confirmed
Roma confirmed the thigh injury for Daniele De Rossi, but there is still no word about when he will return.
Ventura begins Italy renewal
Giampiero Ventura will largely stick to the old guard for Israel-Italy, but will introduce a handful of new faces too.
Ventura: 'Conte won, but I...'
Giampiero Ventura shrugged off Antonio Conte comparisons by noting “I sent players into the Italy squad while he won Scudetti.”
Man Utd ready to sell Darmian?
Reports are growing that Manchester United will release Matteo Darmian in January, as Juventus and Inter are among those interested.
Milan flavour to Italy in Israel
Giacomo Bonaventura appears likely to start in Israel, but there are still doubts for the left side of Italy’s midfield.
Buffon: 'Ventura right for Italy'
Gigi Buffon welcomed Leonardo Bonucci back to the Italy squad and called Giampiero Ventura “the right man at the right time.”
Ventura: 'No more Conte comparisons'
Giampiero Ventura expects “another step forward” for Italy against Israel, but warned “I don’t want to talk about Euro 2016 anymore.”
Levy: 'Prepared for Italy tactics'
Israel Coach Elisha Levy warns they have “prepared to face Italy’s unusual 3-5-2 system” in tomorrow’s World Cup qualifier.
Zahavi: 'Italy respect Israel'
Israel star Eran Zahavi – formerly of Palermo – is confident “Italy will not underestimate us” in the World Cup qualifier.
Lopetegui: 'Reina best in Serie A'
Spain Coach Julen Lopetegui claims Napoli star Pepe Reina “was the best goalkeeper in Serie A last season.”
Verratti to start Israel vs. Italy
Marco Verratti, Leonardo Bonucci and Federico Bernardeschi are expected to step in for Italy against Israel tomorrow.
Parolo: 'Coach's word is law'
Italy and Lazio midfielder Marco Parolo told future players that “the word of the Coach is the law.”
Italy due 2018 World Cup success?
La Gazzetta dello Sport have worked out that Italy are due to reach at least the semi-finals of the 2018 World Cup.
Costacurta: 'Italy future is bright'
Milan legend Alessandro Costacurta feels Alessio Romagnoli, Daniele Rugani and Gianluigi Donnarumma are “the best young players in Europe.”
Belotti to skip Israel
Torino striker Andrea Belotti is having some muscular problems and won't play Israel-Italy.
Italy make changes in Israel
Leonardo Bonucci, Marco Verratti and Alessandro Florenzi are expected to start for Italy against Israel in their opening 2018 World Cup qualifier.
Di Canio: 'Donnarumma touched by God'
Paolo Di Canio believes “goalkeepers like Gianluigi Donnarumma are born once every 50 years” and the Milan man is “touched by God.”
Montella: 'Haven't seen Suso's best'
Vincenzo Montella feels Milan haven’t yet seen “the best” out of Suso and Italy prodigy Gianluigi Donnarumma.
Verratti: 'Happy for Balotelli'
Marco Verratti says he is 'happy for Mario Balotelli' and wants 'a winning national team'.
Verratti: 'I'm finally back!'
Marco Verratti says he 'worked hard' to come back from his injury for the Azzurri, but warns Italy-France was deceptive.
Pelle: 'I'm through with penalties'
Graziano Pelle looks forward to Israel-Italy, but won't take any more penalties after Euro 2016.
Bonucci returns to Italy squad
Leonardo Bonucci has returned to the Italy squad, and will be available for the World Cup qualifier in Israel.
Azzurrini held by Serbia
Italy’s Under-21s were held to a 1-1 draw by Serbia, but remain top of their qualifying section for Euro 2017.
Ancelotti: ‘Won’t take Italy job’
Carlo Ancelotti doesn’t rule-out a return to Serie A, but “prefers daily work” so wouldn’t be Italy CT.
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