AZZURRI

Torino confirm Andrea Belotti has damaged the collateral and medial ligaments in his right knee and will be out for four weeks.
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura believes the introduction of VAR has “solved a myriad of problems and removed a lot of controversy.”
It’s reported Lorenzo Pellegrini has a muscular edema, but the Roma midfielder will require further scans.
Reports are spreading that Crystal Palace are interested in former Italy striker Alberto Gilardino.
Giampiero Ventura won’t call Mario Balotelli for Italy until World Cup qualification is secured - “we need certainties”.
Giampiero Ventura admits “it would be a catastrophe” if Italy missed out on World Cup qualification.
Daniele De Rossi has left the Italy camp with a knee injury, according to reports.
Giampiero Ventura has called Bryan Cristante and Roberto Gagliardini to the Italy squad, to replace Daniele De Rossi and Lorenzo Pellegrini.
Andrea Belotti is not thought to have sustained ligament damage, but the Torino striker will have new scans today.
Daniele De Rossi could reportedly be forced to pull out of the Italy squad with a meniscus problem.
CONI President Giovanni Malago says it would be “a sporting tragedy” if Italy don’t qualify for the World Cup.
Lorenzo Insigne says Italy “don’t fear” the play-offs as they look to qualify for the World Cup.
Nicolo Barella and Roberto Inglese are set to replace Marco Verratti and Andrea Belotti in the Italy squad.
Andrea Belotti is at risk of missing out on Italy’s matches with Macedonia and Albania after picking up a knee injury.
Sinisa Mihajlovic described Torino’s 2-2 draw with Verona as absurd after an astonishing late Scaligeri comeback.
Mario Balotelli explains why he chose to remain at Nice, his many derbies and the reason Coaches ought to “break my b***s.”
Antonio Conte is ready to leave Chelsea at the end of the season, as his rapport with the club never took off, claims the Sunday Times.
Simone Verdi and Leonardo Spinazzola are added to the Italy squad against Macedonia and Albania, but no Simone Zaza.
Ciro Immobile is “eternally grateful” to Simone Inzaghi and Lazio, as they target an impressive campaign, but reveals what went wrong abroad.
Carlo Ancelotti won’t return to Italy until 2020 and the only job he’d take this season would be Arsenal, claim Italian reports.
Roma's Stephan El Shaarawy “will always be grateful” to Milan, and won’t celebrate if he scores against them on Sunday.
Sassuolo defender Francesco Acerbi claims a move to Inter “seemed all done” and reveals “I told myself I was stupid” to undergo chemotherapy.
Mario Balotelli has become a father again today with son Lion born in Zurich, according to Sky Sport Italia.
Giampiero Ventura will name his latest Italy squad on Saturday, and it’s rumoured Simone Zaza may have earned a recall.
Carlo Ancelotti has been sacked by Bayern Munich, but he’s unlikely to be short of offers to continue his coaching career.