'Italy lack alternatives in defence'
Ciro Ferrara and Daniele Adani believe Italy’s problems are focused on Juventus defenders, “but there are no alternatives.”
Darmian: 'Azzurri must focus'
Matteo Darmian is pleased with his Manchester United start, but warned Italy “cannot afford distractions in defence.”
Italy to replace De Sciglio
Mattia De Sciglio has a slight muscular problem, so Alessandro Florenzi or Lorenzo De Silvestri could start Italy-Romania.
Pellè: 'I miss Italy, but...'
Graziano Pellè admits he “misses Italy,” but is content with Southampton and feels the Nazionale are improving despite defeat to Belgium.
U21: Cataldi sent home
Danilo Cataldi has been sent back to Lazio after picking up a ban for the Italy Under-21 side.
‘France, Italy is with you’
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio tells his FFF counterpart “we are always by your side” after the Paris attacks.
Lippi: ‘My biggest mistake’
Marcello Lippi says returning as Italy CT was his “biggest mistake” and reiterates that he’s looking for another job.
Tavecchio asks for minute’s silence
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio has requested a minute’s silence ahead of Italy’s friendly with Romania on Tuesday, following the Paris attacks.
'Ancelotti the best, while Sousa...'
FIFA agent Ernesto Bronzetti says Carlo Ancelotti is 'the best Coach, the number one', whilst discussing Fiorentina's Paulo Sousa.
Marc Wilmots: 'Crazy world'
Belgium Coach Marc Wilmots prefers to discuss Paris rather than the match against Italy: 'It's more important than football.'
Nainggolan: 'Nothing to celebrate'
Radja Nainggolan says there is 'nothing to celebrate' in Belgium's 3-1 win over Italy after the massacre in Paris.
Bonucci: 'Fear for Euro 2016'
Leonardo Bonucci and Antonio Conte admit the Paris terror attacks create “fear” for next summer’s Euro 2016 tournament.
Candreva: 'Mignolet man of match'
Antonio Candreva said Belgium goalkeeper Simon Mignolet “was man of the match” against Italy.
Marchisio: 'Result excessive'
Claudio Marchisio insists the 3-1 result did not reflect Italy’s performance in “a fairly even game” with Belgium.
Conte: 'Satisfied with Azzurri'
Antonio Conte was “satisfied with the performance” despite a 3-1 friendly defeat to Belgium in Brussels.
Azzurri beaten in Belgium
Italy impressed in the first half, but hit the bar and were eventually beaten 3-1 by Belgium in a friendly test.
Nainggolan: 'Belgium-Spain Final!'
Radja Nainggolan believes the Euro 2016 Final “will be between Belgium and Spain” as he faces Italy tonight.
Di Biagio: 'Perfect Italy start'
Gigi Di Biagio felt Italy “had a perfect opening half-hour” in their 1-1 draw away to Serbia, but wasted chances.
U21: Azzurrini stop Serbia
Lazio teammates Danilo Cataldi and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic scored in an impressive 1-1 European Under-21 Championship qualifier.
Italy go with Eder, Graziano Pellè and Alessandro Florenzi against Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne and Radja Nainggolan’s Belgium.
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Line-ups: Serbia-Italy U21
Lazio’s Sergej Milinkovic-Savic starts for Serbia in a top of the table clash with Italy for European Under-21 Championship qualification.
Agent: ‘Paletta will return to Milan’
Gabriel Paletta’s agent insists the defender “will return to Milan in June” after his loan at Atalanta.
Belgium-Italy probable XIs
Italy confirm Graziano Pelle and Eder upfront while Stephan El Shaarawy could return on the wing.
Verratti: 'Euro 2016, my revenge'
Paris Saint-Germain's Marco Verratti says he'll make of Euro 2016 'my revenge', and talks of his relationship with Andrea Pirlo.
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