AZZURRI

Fabio Quagliarella backs Ciro Immobile and especially Lorenzo Insigne to start for the Azzurri at Euro 2016.
Simone Zaza scored four times in the Azzurri's 13-0 against Empoli's youth team, and Lorenzo Insigne registered a hat-trick.
Federico Bernardeschi says Antonio Conte wants the Azzurri to 'press the man, but not lose unity when out of possession'
Giampiero Ventura will reportedly meet with FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio today about succeeding Antonio Conte as Italy Coach.
Italy’s XI for Euro 2016 may have leaked as the country’s Press are adamant Antonio Conte will use the same team that beat Scotland 1-0 last Sunday.
Antonio Conte says Carlo Ancelotti is “a great brother” to him as he tells Chelsea fans the most important English he has learned. “I like the verb, to fight.”
Antonio Conte confesses “I’m not happy that Andrea Pirlo isn’t here” in his Italy squad for Euro 2016 as he seeks “offensive and attractive” football in France.
Italy boss Antonio Conte admits “it isn’t a good moment for our football” as he rued the lack of “strong young players” in his Euro 2016 squad.
Daniele De Rossi revealed “tension” between Luciano Spalletti and Francesco Totti in the Roma dressing room as he could see himself retiring in the United States.
Daniele De Rossi admits Italy “miss” Andrea Pirlo as he dared Thiago Motta’s No 10 critics “to dribble with him and see his excellent technique”.
Daniele De Rossi assures “my physical condition is excellent” as he reflected on Italy’s Euro 2016 preparations. “It’s probably the hardest I’ve ever worked”.
Graziano Pellè is back in training with Italy after interrupting yesterday’s session with a right knee problem.
Italy have climbed three places in the FIFA World Rankings, while Argentina replaced Belgium as the Number One team.
Stefano Sturaro was picked for Italy’s Euro 2016 squad because “he’s got more petrol in the tank,” said the Juventus midfielder’s agent.
Claudio Ranieri is “convinced Italy will do well” at Euro 2016 and backs Giampiero Ventura as the next Coach.
Fabio Cannavaro said he “will return” to the Nazionale one way or another and defended Antonio Conte’s Euro 2016 picks.
Torino President Urbano Cairo is sure Giampiero Ventura “will do very well as Italy Coach.”
Graziano Pellè went off with a knee injury during today’s training session for Italy.
Thiago Motta was assigned the Italy 10 shirt at Euro 2016 and “couldn’t turn it down,” said his agent.
Zinedine Zidane says “one day I may return” to Juventus as Coach after admitting “a special feeling” with the Bianconeri.
Antonio Conte has promised Italy fans “maximum commitment” when the country competes at Euro 2016 later this month.
The Republic of Ireland named their squad for Euro 2016 after a 2-1 defeat to Belarus, but lose Harry Arter.
Marcello Lippi looked back over Italy’s triumph at the 2006 World Cup. “After beating Germany, I was convinced we’d win.”
Marcello Lippi hailed Daniele De Rossi, even if he “is a little too exuberant on the pitch. We begged him to calm down…”
Leonardo Bonucci, Andrea Barzagli and Giorgio Chiellini joked as they prepared for Italy’s Euro 2016 journey.