AZZURRI

Verona hitman Luca Toni assures he has every reason to hope for a World Cup call. “If someone without a goal can hope...”
San Siro will not be considered as a venue for Euro 2020, but Rome’s Stadio Olimpico is an option.
Roma forward Mattia Destro has today been handed a three match ban for punching Cagliari defender Davide Astori.
Roma forward Mattia Destro risks a ban using video evidence and the FIGC confirm he could fall foul of Italy’s Code of Ethics.
England Coach Roy Hodgson says his side will be up against it in this summer’s World Cup in Brazil.
Luca Toni is happy with his decision to join Verona and said “why not?” to a World Cup call.
Andrea Pirlo assures he is “compatible with Marco Verratti” for Italy, will renew his Juventus contract and left Milan on good terms.
Ex-Milan Coach Massimiliano Allegri turned down the Greece national bench “to be free for a club next season.”
Marco Verratti is learning from Andrea Pirlo, mustn’t get Zlatan Ibrahimovic angry, won’t close the door to Juventus, but is “happy at PSG.”
It’s reported Giuseppe Rossi will be at Italy’s pre-World Cup fitness tests, but FIFA could block Jorginho’s call-up.
Roy Hodgson assured England will “not sit back against Italy” at the World Cup. “We’ll ask questions of them.”
Cesare Prandelli has reiterated the professional focus he wants from his Italy players, and defended recent comments on their physical condition.
Marco Verratti has admitted that he is uncertain about whether or not he will be called up by Cesare Prandelli for the World Cup.
Cesare Prandelli admits that Italy are not among the favourites for the World Cup, but adds that: “We can beat all the strongest.”
Cesare Prandelli will reportedly include Antonio Cassano in his provisional World Cup squad, but not Francesco Totti or Luca Toni.
Cesare Prandelli is the cover star for The FIFA Weekly, as he is “the epitome of elegance and style.”
Fatih Terim believes Francesco Totti should go to the World Cup and praised Rudi Garcia’s work with Roma.
Giuseppe Rossi is “working day after day to be there for the Coppa Italia Final” Fiorentina-Napoli.
Cesare Prandelli doesn’t want to “put pressure” on Giuseppe Rossi for the World Cup and hailed Giancarlo Antognoni.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic hailed his Paris Saint-Germain teammate Marco Verratti as “world class” ahead of facing Chelsea.
Inter forward Mauro Icardi says he could never opt to play for Italy on the international stage as he feels Argentinian.
Fomer Italy international Giancarlo Antognoni believes the Azzurri will be a major threat at this summer’s World Cup.
Luca Toni says his form this term for Verona is unexpected, but that he did not agree with Fiorentina last summer that his career was over.
Alessio Cerci backs Ciro Immobile over Carlos Tevez and remarks that: “In a 4-3-3 there are few players able to do what I can.”
Mauro Icardi has reiterated where his national ties lie, whilst he thanks Walter Mazzarri for giving him a chance at Inter.