AZZURRI

Simone Zaza intends to use Ciro Immobile as a reference for re-establishing himself as an Italy striker. “He showed things can change...”
Simone Zaza has revealed for the first time the “suffering” that has haunted him since his penalty miss for Italy against Germany in the Euro 2016 quarter-finals.
Italy striker Andrea Belotti admits that Andriy Shevchenko 'is his idol' but he studies Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero.
Italy CT Giampiero Ventura says Tuesday's game with Germany is 'not a game played among friends.'
Sassuolo forward Matteo Politano skipped training today, while Italy are testing a 3-4-3 formation against Germany.
Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio believes Andrea Belotti “has been the best Italian striker of the last two years.”
Gianluca Lapadula reveals he started out as a goalkeeper and “immediately fell in love” with Milan.
Italy look set for a return to the 3-5-2 system for Tuesday’s friendly against Germany and Gianluigi Donnarumma could start.
Giampiero Ventura is set to call promising young players for an Italy training camp, including Marco Benassi, Antonio Barreca and Manuel Locatelli.
Italy team manager Lele Oriali warns “it’s never a friendly against Germany, as it’s always a spectacular and hard-fought battle.”
Antonio Conte thinks he is “in the right moment of my life” to experience Chelsea and English football, including their packed Christmas schedule.
Giampiero Ventura admits Italy “cannot play the same way” against Germany after testing the 4-2-4 system with Liechtenstein.
Fabio Capello feels Gigi Buffon “deserved the Ballon d’Or” in his career and is impressed by Milan’s teenage midfielder Manuel Locatelli.
Fabio Capello is looking forward to Italy-Germany on Tuesday after an “unlucky” Euro 2016 defeat on penalties.
Simone Zaza is flattered by interest from “great team” Napoli, but feels leaving West Ham so early would be “a personal failure.”
Antonio Candreva saw a good first attempt with Italy’s 4-2-4 system and assured there’s “no problem” with new Inter boss Stefano Pioli.
Ciro Immobile explained why Italy struggled in the second half with Liechtenstein and he’s “determined to be a protagonist” with Andrea Belotti.
Davide Zappacosta was pleased with his senior Italy debut in a 4-0 victory away to Liechtenstein. “I was dreaming of this.”
Leonardo Bonucci was far from satisfied after a 4-0 victory in Liechtenstein, as Italy “weren’t clinical enough and should’ve scored more.”
Torino hitman Andrea Belotti is giving his all for the “dream” of playing for Italy after his brace in the 4-0 victory at Liechtenstein.
Giampiero Ventura appreciated the Italy “attitude” and felt they could’ve scored double in their 4-0 win at Liechtenstein.
Andrea Belotti was the star of the show with a brace as Italy conquered Liechtenstein 4-0 with the new 4-2-4 system.
Bologna will be without Federico Di Francesco and Filip Helander for two to three weeks after injuries on international duty.
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura “can see the birth of a new generation” ahead of tonight’s World Cup qualifier in Liechtenstein.
Italy team manager Lele Oriali agrees that failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup would be “a tragedy.”