AZZURRI

Roberto Gagliardini, Leonardo Spinazzola, Danilo D’Ambrosio and Manolo Gabbiadini get Italy calls to face Albania and Holland.
Federico Chiesa says he is “delighted” with his maiden call-up to Italy Under-21s as following in father Enrico’s footsteps at Fiorentina is “a pleasure”.
Serie A trio Kevin Strootman, Stefan de Vrij and Wesley Hoedt have been named in the Netherlands squad to face Italy on March 28.
Mario Balotelli hit back at French media. “Seriously don’t ask me for interviews again. No one. Balotelli isn’t a game, is a person.”
Former women’s football star Patrizia Panico will make history, acting as the Coach of the Under-16 men’s squad for two games.
Fiorentina midfielder Federico Chiesa has received his first Italy Under-21 call-up for friendlies against Poland and Spain.
Marco Verratti has officially confirmed that he is taking legal action against French sports newspaper L’Équipe.
Marco Borriello should be called up for the Italy squad against Albania and the Netherlands, said the Cagliari striker’s agent.
Mario Balotelli told French radio about Nice, an Italy recall, racism, Liverpool and why Manchester City “had an Italian atmosphere.”
Fatih Terim thinks Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti would do “very well” as Italy CT.
Manolo Gabbiadini, Leonardo Spinazzola and Roberto Gagliardini could get call-ups for Italy’s games against Albania and Holland.
Marco Verratti's agent describes reports his client went clubbing on the eve of Paris Saint-Germain's match with Barcelona as 'pure invention.'
Cagliari have signed teenage striker Han Kwang Song, the first North Korean to play for an Italian club.
Southampton’s Italian masseur Gianni Fenu describes adapting to England, working with Graziano Pellè and why Manolo Gabbiadini is “already an idol.”
Italian international Marco Verratti reveals even Barcelona’s players thought last night’s PSG game was over.
Danny Blind has named his Netherlands squad to face Italy on March 28, including Stefan de Vrij and Kevin Strootman.
Re-elected FIGC chief Carlo Tavecchio claims his first term was a success and that he will prioritise youth and coaching development going forward.
Carlo Tavecchio has been re-elected as President of the FIGC after winning almost 55 per cent of Monday’s ballot.
Italy World Cup winner Marco Materazzi has vacated his role as Coach of Indian club Chennaiyin FC.
Marco Verratti insists he “wants to stay and my dream is to win the Champions League here with Paris Saint-Germain.”
Simone Zaza admits he will “never forget” the missed Euro 2016 penalty. “I didn’t have the strength to rise from it,” but he’s found it again at Valencia.
Simone Zaza discussed adapting to his new life at Valencia, wants to “forget about West Ham as quickly as possible” and admits he can be too gladiatorial.
Roberto Mancini discussed his playing career, “tactically unevolved” Premier League and why it was right to leave Inter. “The new owners didn’t know about Italian football.”
Roberto Mancini admits he’d love to be Italy Coach, especially with the crop of talented young players, but Mario Balotelli “risks throwing away a career.”
Arrigo Sacchi says Torino striker Andrea Belotti is “an example” for young players due to his work ethic.