AZZURRI

Cesare Prandelli saw a good performance from Italy after an “embarrassing opening 20 minutes” against Armenia.
Alessandro Florenzi and Mario Balotelli had to fight back twice for Italy’s 2-2 draw with Armenia, which concludes World Cup qualifying.
Dani Osvaldo, Lorenzo Insigne and Andrea Pirlo start as Italy play their final 2014 World Cup qualifier against Armenia.
FIGC Vice-President Demetrio Albertini confirms Italy will “work with the players” to agree limits on social networking.
Cesare Prandelli has confirmed that during the World Cup social networking will be banned for Italian players.
Giulio Donati has reflected on the early differences he has noticed between life in Serie A and the Bundesliga.
Italian Football Federation chief Giancarlo Abete has hinted that Francesco Totti is indeed in contention for a spot at the World Cup next summer.
Vardan Minasyan is aware of the task facing his Armenia team tonight, but remarks that they are greater motivated than opponents Italy.
Luigi Di Biagio has reflected that he believes Italy can still qualify for the 2015 European Under-21 Championships from top spot in their group.
A single goal from Cristian Battocchio proved enough for Italy’s Under-21s to defeat their Belgian counterparts on Monday evening.
Cesare Prandelli has confirmed that he will make several changes to the Italy XI when they play Armenia tomorrow.
Rafael Benitez has revealed that he will be at the Italy-Armenia game on Tuesday, and has admitted that he can’t wait to experience San Paolo as a fan.
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete has defended Mario Balotelli, claiming that the Milan forward is ‘in the eye of the storm’.
Italy Under-21 boss Luigi Di Biagio has claimed that his side will not have previous encounters in their minds when they face Belgium.
Carlo Ancelotti has reflected that continuing links of a future with Roma or the Italian national team may never come true.
As Italy train today in Naples, Mario Balotelli is reported as ‘available’ for tomorrow night’s World Cup qualifier with Armenia.
Gianluca Vialli has given his backing to a potential Azzurri strike-partnership of Mario Balotelli and Francesco Totti.
Italy arrived in Naples this evening, but Mario Balotelli hit headlines for striking a camera crew.
Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio is confident people will see “a different Italy” against Belgium in tomorrow’s qualifier.
Italy will play Germany on November 15 and Nigeria in London on November 18.
Antonio Cassano “doesn’t know why” Cesare Prandelli won’t call him up for Italy. “Never mind, I won’t cry about it.”
Lorenzo Insigne can’t wait to play for Italy against Armenia in Naples. “I bought 20 tickets for my whole family.”
Mario Balotelli “is feeling better” and scored in today’s game between ranks ahead of Tuesday’s qualifier with Armenia.
Roberto Donadoni insists “Antonio Cassano has the same chance of going to the World Cup as Francesco Totti.”
Marco Verratti and Lorenzo Insigne are fit to face Armenia on Tuesday, but questions remain over Mario Balotelli.