AZZURRI

Italy’s Euro 2016 qualifier with Norway will be hosted by the Stadio Olimpico in Rome on October 13.
Gigi Buffon has put Champions League upset behind him as Italy face Ivan Rakitic’s Croatia, while Andrea Pirlo “has a decision to make.”
Antonio Conte said he’s learned from a year as Italy Coach, hinted at 4-3-3 against Croatia and Andrea Pirlo “will start.”
Darijo Srna said “Croatia are ready to give our best, but Italy is always Italy” in the Euro 2016 qualifier.
Antonio Conte shrugged off tactical questions ahead of a qualifier in Croatia and won’t discuss Andrea Pirlo’s Italy future.
Niko Kovac insists “there is no favourite” between Croatia and Italy in Friday’s Euro 2016 qualifier. “We are equal in quality.”
Mateo Kovacic prepares to face Italy for Croatia and talks about his Inter future. “You never know in football.”
Antonio Conte has announced his Italy squad for tomorrow’s Croatia match, without Marco Verratti and Daniele De Rossi.
Italy’s midfield woes continue, as Daniele De Rossi joins Marco Verratti in missing tomorrow’s Croatia match.
Marco Verratti will miss Italy’s Euro 2016 qualifier in Croatia on Friday with a calf injury, it has been confirmed.
Claudio Marchisio believes playing Croatia behind closed doors will help Italy, although ‘it’s never nice’.
Claudio Marchisio welcomes Sami Khedira to Juventus, and hopes Carlos Tevez and Andrea Pirlo will stay.
Lorenzo De Silvestri hopes his versatility can help Italy against Croatia and Portugal, but his club future is up in the air.
Gigi Buffon and Marco Verratti are “under observation” by Italy medics, but major doubts to face Croatia.
Gigi Buffon is an injury doubt to play Italy’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Croatia on Friday.
Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci admits ‘the table says we’re underdogs’ as they prepare to face Croatia on Friday.
Milan midfielder Giacomo Bonaventura has been called-up to the Italy squad ahead of Friday’s clash with Croatia.
Marco Verratti is reportedly suffering from a calf injury, making him a doubt for Italy’s crucial game with Croatia on Friday.
Azzurri CT Antonio Conte doubts that Andrea Pirlo will retire from international football and reiterated that he never thought about leaving his job.
Italy Coach Antonio Conte has admitted that Juventus’ success this season surprised him, and described the ongoing betting scandal as a ‘painful experience.’
Sassuolo striker Simone Zaza and Juventus defender Andrea Barzagli have been ruled out of Italy’s upcoming clashes with Croatia and Portugal.
Italy tested out a 4-3-3 system in training ahead of the Euro 2016 qualifier against Croatia.
Sassuolo forward Nicola Sansone sees his debut Italy call as “a starting point” for his international career.
Simone Zaza faces a fitness test ahead of Italy’s Euro 2016 qualifier in Croatia. “I really want to be there.”
The 23-man Italy squad for the European Under-21 Championship is finalised, plus four reserves.