AZZURRI

Chelsea have reportedly agreed a €25m deal for Torino full-back Davide Zappacosta.
Daniele De Rossi says the Spain game is “like a final” for Italy, and enjoys Roma being “under the Scudetto radar”.
Marco Verratti believes Italy have “nothing to lose” against Spain on Saturday and that “nothing is impossible” for Paris Saint-Germain after Neymar’s arrival.
Italy are planning to use Marco Verratti as a trequartista behind Andrea Belotti and Ciro Immobile in the World Cup qualifier against Spain.
Suso says Milan teammate Leonardo Bonucci told him “there will be some surprises” from Italy on Saturday.
Giorgio Chiellini says Federico Bernardeschi must keep working to reach the right level - “playing for Juventus is different to playing for Fiorentina”.
Giorgio Chiellini bears no malice toward Leonardo Bonucci for leaving Juventus - “we remain friends and brothers”.
Former Italy goalkeeper Dino Zoff claims Spain “no longer have the unbeatable impression they gave before.”
Spain are reportedly considering a false 9 against Italy in Saturday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier.
Leonardo Bonucci says he doesn’t deserve to be called a traitor for joining Milan - “I always gave my all for Juventus”.
Sebastian Giovinco’s agent can’t understand why the Toronto FC forward hasn’t been called-up for Italy - “I find it absurd”.
Marco Borriello’s agent claims the SPAL striker’s “great objective is to play at the World Cup” for Italy.
Italy Under-21 boss Luigi Di Biagio claims Milan starlet Patrick Cutrone reminds him of Torino striker Andrea Belotti.
Giampiero Ventura says he is “excited” about Italy’s upcoming clash with Spain as “if we win, we’ll have done something great”.
Italy named their squad to face Spain and Israel in next week’s World Cup qualifiers, including Lorenzo Pellegrini and Stephan El Shaarawy.
Italy will name their squad to face Spain and Israel, which is expected to include Federico Di Francesco, Lorenzo Pellegrini and Manolo Gabbiadini.
Napoli midfielder Jorginho ignores rumours Pepe Reina could join Paris Saint-Germain - “we’re thinking about ourselves”.
Spain Coach Julen Lopetegui says Milan’s Suso “is talented and deserved this call-up” after including him for the Italy match.
Spain have given a debut call-up to Milan winger Suso for their upcoming 2018 World Cup qualifier against Italy.
Italy international Marco Verratti has received a three-match ban for Paris Saint-Germain after insulting the referee.
Gigi Di Biagio called up seven new faces for the Italy Under-21 games against Spain and Slovenia, including Patrick Cutrone and Riccardo Orsolini.
Francesco Totti received the UEFA Presidents’ Award ahead of the Champions League draw in Monaco. “I achieved my dream.”
Today is the 46th birthday of Milan legend and former Italian international Demetrio Albertini.
Carlo Tavecchio is “happy” with VAR in Serie A and has called for a reduction to 18 teams, as well as the return of relegation playoffs.
Gianluigi Donnarumma “received many offers and gave up on a lot in order to stay at my home,” explaining the Milan contract was “not about money.”