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Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli has reacted with annoyance but backed Mario Balotelli over a claim that he dealt drugs a few years back in Naples ‘as a joke’.
Sebastian Giovinco will wear the No.10 shirt for Italy on Friday night when they face San Marino in Bologna.
Fabio Borini has thanked Devis Mangia after the Liverpool striker was named in the Italy squad for the European Under-21 Championship.
Alberto Aquilani touched on Italy’s Confederations Cup squad, Fiorentina feeling “penalised” for fourth and the problems at Milan and Roma.
Italy defender Davide Astori has confirmed “it is more likely I will leave Cagliari this summer.”
Mario Balotelli and Andrea Barzagli are also likely to miss Friday’s Italy-San Marino friendly, confirmed medical staff.
Italy held an open training session today, with only Stephan El Shaarawy skipping the workout.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli reportedly turned down an offer to replace Walter Mazzarri at Napoli Coach this summer.
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete explained why Pablo Daniel Osvaldo was dropped from the Confederations Cup squad.
Italy Under-21 Coach Devis Mangia confesses whittling down his European Championship squad was “the hardest moment of my career.”
Devis Mangia has officially named the 23-man Italy squad for the European Under-21 Championships.
Marco Sau was a surprise call-up for Italy’s Confederations Cup squad. “I owe it all to Cagliari.”
Giorgio Chiellini spoke in Italy’s Press conference on the code of ethics, upcoming games and why Walter Mazzarri’s Inter “is already scary.”
Tests proved reassuring on Stephan El Shaarawy’s ankle injury, as medics are confident “he should recover to play in Prague.”
Cesare Prandelli has forward worries ahead of Italy’s friendly against San Marino on Friday.
Pablo Daniel Osvaldo is dropped from Italy’s Confederations Cup squad and on his way out of Roma after an incredible verbal attack on his Coach.
Alessandro Diamanti has commented on speculation surrounding his future, insisting that he is happy to stay with Bologna. The playmaker has been...
Gianluigi Buffon says that he can understand why Pablo Daniel Osvaldo hit out at his Coach yesterday after the Coppa Italia Final.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli will consider taking action against Roma’s Pablo Daniel Osvaldo, once he has assessed his fallout with Aurelio Andreazzoli.
Milan full-back Mattia De Sciglio believes that Clarence Seedorf could become 'a great Coach'.
Italy are preparing for the Under-21 European Championships next month and Coach Devis Mangia is confident “we can have a great tournament.”
Italy will begin their get-together on Monday – except for Roma and Lazio players – ahead of the San Marino friendly on May 31.
Manolo Gabbiadini is refusing to think about his future until this summer’s Under-21 European Championship is over.
Sampdoria’s Lorenzo De Silvestri hopes he can return to the Italian international set-up during the 2013-14 campaign.
Giampiero Boniperti has backed Fiorentina boss Vincenzo Montella to take control of the Italian national side at some stage in the future.