AZZURRI

Leonardo Bonucci will not take part in Italy’s opening World Cup qualifier against Israel on Monday evening.
Didier Deschamps was pleased with France’s 3-1 friendly victory over Giampiero Ventura’s side. “I have no doubts on Italy’s quality.”
Marco Parolo felt the 3-1 defeat to France “did not accurately reflect” Italy’s performance.
Giorgio Chiellini is “well aware” he made errors on the goals as Italy lost a friendly 3-1 to France.
Gianluigi Donnarumma became Italy’s youngest ever goalkeeper and the 17-year-old’s feelings were “indescribable.”
Giampiero Ventura admits Italy “conceded three utterly avoidable goals” against France, but “we’ll prepare for a strong performance in Israel.”
Italy lost their debut under new Coach Giampiero Ventura, as Graziano Pellè was not enough in a 3-1 defeat to France, but Gianluigi Donnarumma made history.
Giampiero Ventura hinted at changes to Italy in future, but explained why he had to work on a Euro 2016 basis against France.
Giampiero Ventura picks the first XI of his Italy reign against Paul Pogba’s France, but initially tries to build on Antonio Conte’s side.
Head of FIFA Refereeing Massimo Busacca is ready for “an historic day” as VAR technology is tested tonight in Italy-France.
Join us for all the build-up and action as Giampiero Ventura makes his Italy debut against old rivals France in a very special match.
Federico Bernardeschi is keen “not to disappoint” new Italy boss Giampiero Ventura but admits the old guard “are still the best”.
Riccardo Montolivo will reportedly return to the Italy XI for Giampiero Ventura’s debut at the helm against France this evening.
Mario Balotelli has completed his free transfer from Liverpool to OGC Nice, as the club cut its losses.
Gianluigi Buffon describes Nice-bound Mario Balotelli as “humble”, Gianluigi Donnarumma “a chosen one” and ex-Juventus teammate Paul Pogba “a leader”.
Giampiero Ventura has clarified wingers are Italy’s “most important young players” and that he wants them to “be part of our future”.
Italy and Puma have unveiled the country’s “modern and anamorphic” new away kit to mark “the next” Azzurri era.
Mario Balotelli will have a medical with Nice this morning, but there’s reportedly still no deal with Liverpool.
Former Juventus striker David Trezeguet warns Italy vs France “is never a friendly”.
Mario Balotelli will reportedly undergo a medical at OGC Nice tomorrow after stepping up their offer to Liverpool.
Torino forward Andrea Belotti welcomes Joe Hart - “he’s a top goalkeeper”.
Sassuolo president Giorgio Squinzi says Azzurri Coach Giampiero Ventura will 'change his mind' about excluding Domenico Berardi.
Giampiero Ventura is sparking his first controversies as a Coach by seemingly excluding Sassuolo's Domenico Berardi.
Paris Saint-Germain's Marco Verratti talks about his tactical preferences and discusses the youngsters coming up for the Azzurri.
Marco Verratti discusses his passion for the Azzurri and praises new Coach Giampiero Ventura: 'He's perfect for Italy'.