AZZURRI

Juventus President Andrea Agnelli says he is happy to see Antonio Conte on the Italy bench, and there is no controversy with Claudio Lotito.
Keita Balde Diao’s agent has revealed the player’s frustration in not being able to represent Spain yet, and offers from Juventus and Liverpool.
Gustavo Poyet has described Italy international Emanuele Giaccherini as a ‘totally new player’ at Sunderland this season.
Italy will have to beat Slovakia to clinch a place in the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship in the Czech Republic.
Emiliano Viviano is looking to break back into the Italian national squad following his move to Sampdoria.
Sassuolo striker Simone Zaza admits his “life has changed” with a debut Italy goal, but brushes off Mario Balotelli comparisons.
Giacomo Bonaventura has expressed his delight at finding himself at Milan, and has dreams of making Antonio Conte’s Italy.
Palermo youngster Andrea Belotti is already dreaming big. “I want to impress Italy boss Antonio Conte.”
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.