Di Biagio: 'New players tested'
Italy Under-21s Coach Gigi Di Biagio was glad to “test new players and tactics” in a last-gasp 3-2 friendly defeat to England.
U21: Italy fumble England friendly
Italy Under-21s fumbled a 2-1 lead in Southampton and lost 3-2 to England with the last kick of this friendly, partly due to a Pierluigi Gollini howler.
Di Biagio: 'Give young players room'
Italy Under-21s Coach Gigi Di Biagio is pleased that “finally clubs are giving room to young players” ahead of the friendly with England.
Italy prepare Liechtenstein formation
Giampiero Ventura continues to test the 4-2-4 formation against Liechtenstein, though there are doubts at right-back.
Capello: 'I said no to Italy job'
Fabio Capello confirmed he “had some contact with the Italy squad, but I said no” ahead of Giampiero Ventura’s appointment.
Verratti: ‘I’m not worth €100m’
Paris Saint-Germain and Italy midfielder Marco Verratti insists he’s not worth €100m - “no player is worth that”.
Gagliardini: ‘Didn’t expect Italy’
Roberto Gagliardini admits his Italy call-up was “unexpected” and marvels that’s he’s playing with players he “watched on television”.
Lapadula: ‘Italy a joy’
Milan striker Gianluca Lapadula describes it as “a joy” to have received his first Italy call-up.
Agent: ‘Giovinco deserves Italy’
Sebastian Giovinco’s agent insists the Toronto FC man deserves to be called-up for Italy.
Tavecchio: 'Ventura taught Conte'
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio noted current Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura “was the teacher” for Antonio Conte.
Rizzoli best ref of Euro 2016
Nicola Rizzoli will receive an award ahead of the Italy-Germany friendly for being the best referee at Euro 2016.
Agent: Giovinco unfairly ignored
Sebastian Giovinco’s agent slammed Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura for discrediting Toronto FC without “knowledge” of MLS.
Italy test 4-2-4 system
Italy tested out a 4-2-4 system ahead of games with Liechtenstein and Germany, using Marco Verratti and Daniele De Rossi in midfield.
Belotti: ‘Trust Italy youngsters’
Torino striker Andrea Belotti urges fans to have faith in Italy’s youngsters - “trust us”.
Gagliardini: ‘Italy a dream’
Atalanta midfielder Roberto Gagliardini is “still in disbelief” after being called-up to the Italy squad.
Darmian: ‘No problems with Mourinho’
Matteo Darmian insists it’s “not true” that Jose Mourinho doesn’t want him at Manchester United.
Lapadula gets Italy call
Milan striker Gianluca Lapadula has been called-up to the Italy squad, as Manolo Gabbiadini is injured.
Ventura: Serie A not memorable
Italy boss Giampiero Ventura admits while Serie A “is an interesting League, as a show, it’s not been memorable”.
Barzagli out for two months
Juventus have confirmed that Andrea Barzagli will be out for “approximately two months” with a dislocated shoulder.
Ventura in Conte dig?
Giampiero Ventura has appeared to take a dig at Antonio Conte as his Italy predecessor “left us with one of the oldest squads in the last 150 years”.
Ventura on Pelle, Giovinco & Balo
Italy CT Giampiero Ventura says Graziano Pelle is on the naughty step, Sebastian Giovinco is in an inferior League and that he will “chat” to Mario Balotelli.
Ventura: Zaza important for Italy
Giampiero Ventura insists Simone Zaza is “important” for Italy, to the extent that the Azzurri “will try” to help the striker regain his form.
Marchisio out of Italy squad
Claudio Marchisio has been ruled out of the Italy squad for friendlies with Germany and Liechtenstein due to injury.
Barzagli 'out for a month'
Juventus defender Andrea Barzagli is likely to be out ‘for around a month’ after he dislocated his shoulder on Sunday, reports say.
Astori to replace Barzagli
It has been confirmed that Davide Astori will replace Andrea Barzagli in the Italy squad to face Liechtenstein and Germany.
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