AZZURRI

Italy unveil their new 4-2-4 formation with Marco Verratti and Daniele De Rossi in midfield for the World Cup qualifier in Liechtenstein.
Join us for the build-up and action as Italy test out a new 4-2-4 formation in the World Cup qualifier with Liechtenstein.
Giampiero Ventura’s wife Luciana gave some insight into the Italy Coach. “He loves impossible challenges and gives everyone a chance.”
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Thiago Motta will leave as a free agent next summer, confirmed his agent.
Federation chief Carlo Tavecchio warns Giampiero Ventura “it would be a tragedy for Italy to miss the 2018 World Cup.”
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio welcomes Giampiero Ventura’s “youth revolution” for Italy, but isn’t happy with calls to beat Liechtenstein 8-0.
Antonio Conte discussed the tactical evolution that transformed his Chelsea side and why “a manager must improve his players.”
Italian reports suggest Chelsea are prepared to offer €50m plus Cesc Fabregas for Paris Saint-Germain star Marco Verratti.
Italy are expected to field a new 4-2-4 formation in tonight’s World Cup qualifier with Liechtenstein, including a debutant.
Gigi Buffon denies he said Serie A opponents “step aside” for Juventus. “I never said that, it’s part of some fantasy life.”
Italy announced their 23-man squad and shirt numbers against Liechtenstein, as Andrea Belotti gets Number 9 and Marco Verratti wears 10.
Gianluca Lapadula’s agent insists “there has been no contact with Valencia and he wants to remain a Milan player.”
Italy captain Gigi Buffon warned the trip to Liechtenstein “is the most complicated for a goalkeeper, because you risk embarrassment.”
Giampiero Ventura outlines his new tactical vision and warns “it would be a big mistake” to assume a glut of Italy goals with Liechtenstein.
Empoli and Liechtenstein midfielder Marcel Buchel warns Italy “will meet a tough side and I’ll ask Lorenzo Insigne for his jersey.”
Liechtenstein Coach Rene Pauritsch insists they “have no fear, even if there is great respect for Italy” ahead of tomorrow’s World Cup qualifier.
Atalanta winger Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez opens the door to a Roma transfer and still has hope he can play for Italy.
Sassuolo midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini is Serie A’s best young player and will write himself into Italy’s history, according to Marcello Lippi’s agent son.
Italy will reportedly begin their 4-2-4 experiment in Saturday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein, with an Azzurri debut for Davide Zappacosta.
Simone Zaza's agent father 'would listen' if Napoli called him, but revealed that he has not received any offers for the player as yet.
Italy Under-21s Coach Gigi Di Biagio was glad to “test new players and tactics” in a last-gasp 3-2 friendly defeat to England.
Italy Under-21s fumbled a 2-1 lead in Southampton and lost 3-2 to England with the last kick of this friendly, partly due to a Pierluigi Gollini howler.
Italy Under-21s Coach Gigi Di Biagio is pleased that “finally clubs are giving room to young players” ahead of the friendly with England.
Giampiero Ventura continues to test the 4-2-4 formation against Liechtenstein, though there are doubts at right-back.
Fabio Capello confirmed he “had some contact with the Italy squad, but I said no” ahead of Giampiero Ventura’s appointment.