Daniele Rugani is 'convinced' the new Azzurrini are 'a solid team', but warns of the 'aggressive' Slovenia.
Daniele Rugani says he's 'trying to learn' from Giorgio Chiellini, Leonardo Bonucci and Andrea Barzagli at Juventus.
Alberto Gilardino says he signed for Palermo with an eye to regaining the national team: 'Of course that's what I'm thinking about'.
Antonio Conte defends New York City FC's Andrea Pirlo from criticism and provides Paris Saint-Germain's Marco Verratti with some feedback on how to improve.
Stephan El Shaarawy wasn’t even on the bench against Malta, but could start tonight’s Italy-Bulgaria qualifier.
Daniele Baselli is confident he’ll get the Italy call if he continues his stunning form with Torino.
Valeri Bojinov spent most of his career in Italy and believes Bulgaria can cause an upset in tonight’s Euro 2016 qualifier.
Antonio Conte is leaning towards the 4-3-3 system against Bulgaria, though the Italy line-up remains unpredictable.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta hinted Andrea Pirlo should retire from the Italy squad. “It’s a decision he must make.”
Palermo midfielder Ivaylo Chochev is playing for Bulgaria against Italy at the Stadio Barbera. “It’s my second home.”
Gigi Buffon realises Italy have to improve against Bulgaria, but hinted at retirement. “I am not aiming to reach 200 caps!”
Antonio Conte will decide his line-up against Bulgaria tomorrow and shrugged off criticism of his Italy squad.
Federation President Carlo Tavecchio “hopes Antonio Conte will stay until 2018, but there will be offers.”
The Italy squad arrived late in Palermo and Antonio Conte is keeping his team to face Bulgaria under wraps.
Marco Verratti isn’t pushing through a generational shift for Italy. “Andrea Pirlo must be first choice in midfield.”
There are conflicting reports over whether Italy will use 4-3-3 or 3-5-2 against Bulgaria, with Andrea Pirlo in doubt.
Matteo Darmian is very happy at Manchester United, but warns “this is a beginning, not the apex of my career.”
Andrea Bertolacci assured he will “grit my teeth” to play in the Milan Derby after an injury for Italy.
Italy face Bulgaria in their Euro 2016 qualifier and are expected to make at least five changes from the side that beat Malta.
Milan midfielder Andrea Bertolacci has left the Italy squad, after picking up an injury during last night’s win over Malta.
Napoli are relieved as Manolo Gabbiadini's knock against Malta proves to be of no consequence.
Palermo midfielder Luca Rigoni is 'still hopeful' for a spot with the national team, whilst discussing Coach Giuseppe Iachini.
Azzurri talent Marco Verratti praises his newfound partnership with Andrea Pirlo: 'We work well together'.
Eder is “very happy” for his Italy teammate Graziano Pelle. “We played together in Serie B four years ago.”
Malta Coach Pietro Ghedin said “Italy absolutely deserved to win” despite a possible handball in the decisive goal.