AZZURRI

Antonio Conte reiterated he will only call Italy players who “are hungry and have that fire inside them.”
Italy goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu has officially extended his Paris Saint-Germain contract until 2018.
Jorginho’s agent confirms that the player is counting down to a first Italy call-up, but asserts Brazil still remain in the picture.
Marco Verratti is ready to take on Andrea Pirlo’s role in the Italy squad, according to one former Coach of both, Carlo Ancelotti.
Serie A minnows Sassuolo are delighted with the immediate international impact made by striker Simone Zaza.
Emiliano Mondonico has warned Mario Balotelli that he’ll have to improve defensively if he wants a place back in the Italian national side.
There are six possible opponents for Italy’s Under-21 side when the draw for the Euro 2015 play-offs takes place on Friday.
Alessandro Florenzi admits “there were a few things about my performance that didn’t go well” against Norway.
Davide Astori believes “this Italy is created entirely in Antonio Conte’s image.”
Manuel Pasqual thanked Antonio Conte for reviving his Italy career, as he provided a crucial assist against Norway.
Italy medics assured Ciro Immobile and Simone Zaza injuries are “not anything to be concerned about.”
Leonardo Bonucci sent a stark message to Mario Balotelli. “He needs to understand to play for Italy you have to work together.”
Antonio Conte said “those who deserve it will play” after his revamped Italy won 2-0 in Norway.
Simone Zaza confessed he is “living a dream week” after scoring his first senior Italy goal in a 2-0 victory over Norway.
Simone Zaza and Leonardo Bonucci gave Italy an impressive 2-0 victory in Norway to open their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.
Ciro Immobile and Simone Zaza start in Italy’s first Euro 2016 qualifier away to Norway this evening.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio hopes for “a positive debut” as Antonio Conte’s Italy take on Norway tonight.
Gigi Di Biagio was proud of Italy’s Under-21 play-off qualification, but warned “we cannot always fight back.”
Italy are through to the European Under-21 Championship play-offs after thrashing Cyprus 7-1, even if they went a goal down.
Gianluca Vialli has given his backing to former teammate Antonio Conte, as he prepares for his competitive debut as Italy Coach.
Antonio Conte downplays Claudio Lotito’s presence with Italy, and confirms Andrea Pirlo and Marco Verratti will likely compete for one place.
Former Italy defender Beppe Bergomi has criticised players who opt to retire from international football.
Boss Antonio Conte will make two changes to the Italy side that beat Holland when they face Norway on Tuesday.
Leonardo Bonucci has praised former Juventus and current Italy Coach Antonio Conte for his work with the Azzurri so far.
Antonio Conte labels Norway as ‘a tricky team’ and asserts his Italy will have a competitive and respectful mindset.