AZZURRI

Daniele De Rossi has revealed his growing desire to play every game possible for Roma and of the ambition to perhaps stay in the game after retirement.
Fabio Borini admits he’s looking for a place in Italy’s Euro 2012 squad, “but I must be consistent” for Roma first.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli is hoping to have Mario Balotelli, Antonio Cassano and Giuseppe Rossi all available for Euro 2012.
Euro 2012 will be a good building block for the future of the Italian national side, says Roberto Baggio.
Catania’s Francesco Lodi says he’s not thinking about Euro 2012 and he’s quashed comparisons with Juventus ace Andrea Pirlo.
Alberto Gilardino is confident he can win back his place in the Italy squad for Euro 2012. “Cesare Prandelli knows what I can give.”
The Italian FA’s (FIGC) President Giancarlo Abete has hit out the Lega Calcio for rejecting Cesare Prandelli’s proposal for pre-Euro 2012 training camps.
Cesare Prandelli’s plans for an in-depth preparation for Euro 2012 have been dealt a blow as the Italian League reject against his training session proposal.
Giuseppe Rossi is hoping to emulate Francesco Totti’s achievement of fighting back from injury to win an international competition with Italy.
Cesare Prandelli’s Italy have announced friendlies against Luxembourg and Russia in the lead-up to Euro 2012.
Milan youngster Stephan El Shaarawy admits that he is already thinking about the Italian national side – despite having won just two caps at Under-21 level.
Milan youngster Stephan El Shaarawy has clear ideas about his future ambitions with the Italian national side.
Villarreal and Italy striker Giuseppe Rossi is hoping to be back in action at some point within the next six weeks.
Mario Balotelli gave a rare interview to the BBC and Noel Gallagher, dividing the false stories from the true ones, his rapport with Roberto Mancini and Jose Mourinho.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini insists Mario Balotelli “is the best Italian striker, though with him anything can happen.”
Cesare Prandelli has told Mario Balotelli “now he needs to go from words to action” after he was dropped from the Italy squad.
Republic of Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni is sceptical about Italy’s chances of Euro 2012 glory. “There are four better teams.”
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has again opened the international doors to Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli.
Lazio ‘keeper Federico Marchetti is working towards winning his place back in the national squad for Euro 2012.
Mario Balotelli has underlined that he wants to be a key player for Italy at the 2012 European Championships.
Chievo goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino admits he still dreams of winning international honours with Italy.
Roberto Mancini believes Cesare Prandelli “was correct” to warn Mario Balotelli about his behaviour by dropping him ahead of Euro 2012.
Palermo captain Fabrizio Miccoli has admitted that he’s unlikely to take part in Euro 2012 for Italy. “I’m not needed.”
The agent of Emanuele Giaccherini is confident that his client will have a future at Juventus – and possibly the Italian national side too.
Cesare Prandelli “will not stand for excessive criticism” of Italy’s performance in their defeat to the USA and confirmed he was in contact with Mario Balotelli.