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New Italy team manager Gabriele Oriali has revealed his excitement for the role, and commented on the new-look Inter.
Italy Coach Antonio Conte is today visiting the training grounds at Milan and Inter, assisted by new team manager Gabriele Oriali.
Lele Oriali is the new Italy team manager for Antonio Conte and warned Mario Balotelli “must earn his call-up.”
Claudio Marchisio believes that one key difference between Antonio Conte and Max Allegri is in their philosophy when in possession.
Antonio Conte’s first Italy squad may include veterans Antonio Di Natale and Luca Toni, whilst other possible selections for the new CT also emerge.
Giuseppe Rossi will miss at least Fiorentina’s opening League match against Roma, as he faces further tests and an extended wait on a knee injury.
Marcello Lippi trusts Antonio Conte can succeed on the Italy bench. “He has my same hunger for victory.”
Gennaro Gattuso trusts Pippo Inzaghi can be a success at Milan, but only if “they sign him a top player.”
Roberto Baggio and Antonio Conte take the ice bucket challenge back to its roots with a special appeal for ALS research.
Giovanni Trapattoni hopes his ‘son’ Antonio Conte can succeed for Italy and Max Allegri impress at Juventus.
Cagliari Coach Zdenek Zeman accepts there are problems in Italian football but backs Antonio Conte to help resolve them.
Gianluigi Buffon is not yet near retirement, says his agent, who also looks to reassure over contract talks with Juventus.
The British media are running quotes from Juventus man Andrea Pirlo, saying that Mario Balotelli ‘has matured’ during his second stint in Italy.
Robert Acquafresca has lifted the lid on what it is like to work with Massimiliano Allegri and Antonio Conte.
Ciro Immobile is convinced he and Mario Balotelli can combine as a strike pair for Italy in the future.
Antonio Conte is at Fiorentina’s training facilities today to meet with Vincenzo Montella and discuss Giuseppe Rossi.
President of CONI, Giovanni Malago, says that if pressure is on Carlo Tavecchio regarding his racist comments, he could resign as FIGC President.
The provisional Dutch squad to face Italy in a friendly on September 4 includes Stefan de Vrij and Nigel de Jong.
Juventus patron John Elkann reveals new Coach Massimiliano Allegri “has always been a Bianconeri fan!”
Marcello Lippi was involved in controversy today when he charged onto the pitch to angrily confront a referee.
Antonio Conte starts work as Italy boss this morning, and will visit Lazio and Roma’s training grounds.
Antonio Conte will give Andrea Pirlo a ‘part-time role’ in his Italy set-up, according to reports this morning.
New Italy Coach Antonio Conte is expected to be at the San Paolo for Napoli’s Champions League play-off with Athletic Bilbao.
Barcelona forward Luis Suarez has promised his World Cup bite on Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini was his last.
Antonio Conte has confirmed he will first meet with Andrea Pirlo before determining the midfielder’s future with his Italy.