AZZURRI

Reports in the Turkish media are that Galatasaray have made an offer of €20m for Milan’s Mario Balotelli.
Former Italy Coach Marcello Lippi is hoping Mario Balotelli can replicate the form he showed at Euro 2012 in this summer’s World Cup.
Javier Zanetti is convinced that Mario Balotelli will be able to fulfil his potential once he has found the correct balance in his life.
England captain Steven Gerrard insists his team will be practising penalties a lot in the build up to the World Cup.
England boss Roy Hodgson has admitted that their next two friendlies are in preparation for the match with Italy in 11 days’ time.
Italy Under-21 boss Luigi Di Biagio has asked his players for ‘a nice performance, maybe even a victory’ tomorrow.
Cesare Prandelli has confirmed the starting XI for Italy’s friendly match against Luxembourg on Wednesday evening.
Cesare Prandelli has claimed that taking Giuseppe Rossi to the World Cup would have been too big a risk.
Lorenzo Insigne has promised to represent the city of Naples as a whole at this summer’s World Cup in Brazil.
Italy have departed their pre-World Cup training base at Coverciano for the final time this afternoon.
Ciro Immobile’s agent insists his client has not chosen to move to Borussia Dortmund for the money.
Jose Mourinho believes anything is possible for Italy at this summer’s World Cup in Brazil.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis has expressed his joy at Lorenzo Insigne’s inclusion in Italy’s World Cup squad.
Italy’s team doctor Enrico Castellacci has reiterated that Giuseppe Rossi was not excluded from the World Cup squad on medical grounds.
Italy’s team doctor says that Salvatore Sirigu has not suffered broken ribs and that Mario Balotelli does not have a groin injury.
Italy’s World Cup squad have posed for their official team photo this morning, ahead of travelling to Perugia for tomorrow’s game with Luxembourg.
Filippo Galli has reflected with pride on seeing Mattia De Sciglio and Matteo Darmian make Italy’s World Cup squad.
Romulo has lifted the lid on the injury that saw him ask Cesare Prandelli not to consider him for Italy’s World Cup squad.
Italy’s Group D opponents Costa Rica have started their World Cup warm-up schedule with defeat to Japan in the USA.
Zdenek Zeman has spoken of his pride in seeing Lorenzo Insigne, Ciro Immobile and Marco Verratti all make Italy’s World Cup squad.
Former Fiorentina midfielder Antonio Di Gennaro doesn’t know what more Giuseppe Rossi had to do to make Italy’s World Cup squad.
England boss Roy Hodgson has urged the squad to sing the national anthem during this summer’s World Cup.
Luis Suarez has returned to light training with Uruguay, but reports are that the striker will miss their opening World Cup game with Costa Rica.
Mario Yepes has admitted he’s realistic about Colombia’s chances at the World Cup, but won’t rule out Italy.
Walter Mazzarri is delighted that Lorenzo Insigne has made the World Cup squad, but feels bad for Christian Maggio.