AZZURRI

Napoli midfielder Jorginho says Maurizio Sarri is ‘a great teacher’ and hopes for an Italy call-up.
Carlo Ancelotti says he could coach Italy ‘in 2030’ and that he prefers not to take jobs mid-season.
Giorgio Chiellini is confident “Juventus can still win a fifth consecutive Scudetto” and doubts Andrea Pirlo will join Inter.
Italy again used the 4-4-2 formation in today’s training session ahead of Friday’s friendly against Belgium.
Gigi Di Biagio warned Italy Under-21s “must play better” in their top of the table clash with Serbia on November 13.
Emanuele Giaccherini feels Antonio Conte’s Italy is “more of a team, whereas under Cesare Prandelli it was a collection of stars.”
Bologna’s Emanuele Giaccherini says new Coach Roberto Donadoni has ‘changed the mind-set’ at the club, reminding players ‘to enjoy themselves.’
Italy and Sampdoria defender Lorenzo De Silvestri says ‘Antonio Conte’s words made me proud’ after he was praised by the CT.
New York City FC’s Andrea Pirlo and Daniele De Rossi of Roma risk a Euro 2016 snub from Italy CT Antonio Conte, say reports.
Reports suggest Carlo Ancelotti has had contact with Bayern Munich, while speculation is rife over the futures of Antonio Conte and Vincenzo Montella.
Italy tested out a 4-4-2 system in training today with Graziano Pellè partnering Eder.
There will be a series of initiatives before and during Belgium v Italy in Brussels to mark the 30th anniversary of Heysel.
Bologna full-back Adam Masina has been called up by the Italy Under-21 squad for Friday’s qualifier in Serbia.
Radja Nainggolan looks forward to facing Italy with Belgium on Friday, but admits he could “stay at Roma forever.”
Milan’s 16-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma celebrates his Under-21 call. “My dream is to follow Gigi Buffon’s footsteps.”
Jorginho was snubbed by Italy Coach Antonio Conte and the Napoli midfielder’s agent warns “Brazil really like him too.”
Stefano Okaka praises Italy CT Antonio Conte for his return to the national team: “He looks beyond prejudices and gossip.”
Italy ‘need men and not just players’ according to Milan’s Riccardo Montolivo, who backs CT Antonio Conte’s selection.
Milan's Riccardo Montolivo says he ‘hopes Andrea Pirlo is part of the Italy team’ after the New York City FC player was snubbed by ntonio Conte.
Napoli winger Dries Mertens has reportedly been injured on international duty with Belgium and could face four to five weeks out.
Lorenzo Insigne’s agent says he ‘didn’t abandon Italy’ after Antonio Conte left him out of his Azzurri squad.
Antonio Conte says he will consider an Italy team with no Andrea Pirlo and looks ahead to a ‘fascinating challenge’ against Belgium.
Italy CT Antonio Conte says ‘the individual is not important’ and that he wants an Azzurri to ‘make the Italian people proud’.
Italy CT Antonio Conte’s teams are ‘revolutionised and shaken up’ according to Juventus goalkeeper Gigi Buffon.
Italy and Juventus goalkeeper Gigi Buffon says ‘I pose myself no limits’ and wants the Azzurri to have ‘no regrets’ after Euro 2016.