AZZURRI

Claudio Ranieri, Silvio Berlusconi, Giuseppe Bergomi, Paulo Roberto Falcao, Nils Liedholm, Paolo Rossi and Cesare Maldini are added to the Italian Football Hall of Fame.
France Football has unveiled the full 30-man shortlist for this season’s Ballon d’Or.
Stephan El Shaarawy says he is hoping his good form for Roma will earn him a starring role in Giampiero Ventura’s Italy squad.
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has been named on the shortlist for the prestigious Ballon d’Or awards.
Carlo Ancelotti would be prepared to take the England job – but only after sitting on the Italy bench – and tips Antonio Conte to shine at Chelsea.
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura is “stunned” by the criticism of his side and warned “we’re only at the beginning of a generational shift.”
Massimiliano Allegri, Claudio Ranieri and Maurizio Sarri are reportedly being considered for FIFA World Coach of the Year, but Antonio Conte is not.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio assures the Italy door is open for Graziano Pellè and Mario Balotelli - “we always need goals”.
Gianluigi Buffon’s dad says the Juventus goalkeeper “reminded me of Lev Yashin” against Lyon.
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon admits criticism “fires me up” and names Milan’s Gigio Donnarumma as his heir.
Marco Borriello is the “best Italian striker” and should go to the World Cup in 2018, his agent declares.
Former Juventus and Italy Coach Marcello Lippi believes Gianluigi Buffon “has always been the best”.
Marco Verratti assures he’s “100 per cent fit” and wants to win the Champions League before leaving Paris Saint-Germain.
Former Italy CT Marcello Lippi is on the verge of a return to China, this time to coach the national team.
Juventus and Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon warns “I live to make people eat their rash words”.
Gianluigi Buffon’s agent shrugs off recent mistakes - “three months ago he was the best goalkeeper at the European Championships…”
Italy CT Giampiero Ventura has stated that Milan's Gianluigi Donnarumma is "another Gianluigi Buffon".
Italy CT Giampiero Ventura says "Mauro Icardi is to blame" for the situation at Inter, after weekend protests against the captain.
Sinisa Mihajlovic demands a third consecutive Torino victory as they visit Palermo and is pleased by Joe Hart and Andrea Belotti heroics.
Torino and Italy hitman Andrea Belotti discussed his career, what he learned from top strikers and the reason for that unusual goal celebration.
The Italy Under-21 side will play friendlies against England on November 10 and Denmark on November 14.
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura was impressed when he visited the Chievo training camp. “You can tell Rolando Maran’s influence.”
Former Inter full-back Alex Telles confirms he’d accept an international call-up from Italy.
Roberto Mancini says it’s “amazing” that Mario Balotelli isn’t Italy striker but notes “it’s his own fault”.
Nice President Jean-Pierre Rivere said Mario Balotelli is “treated like everyone else,” but won’t promise he’ll stay in France.