Antonio Conte looks back on a year as Italy Coach. “I want to reach Euro 2016 with an ambitious squad.”
Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio said “Sweden brings me luck” ahead of the opening Euro Championship tie.
Franco Vazquez rues his great opportunity in Italy’s friendly defeat to Portugal. “It was a good save too.”
Andrea Bertolacci pointed out Italy “mistakes” created most of Portugal’s chances in a 1-0 friendly defeat.
Sassuolo striker Nicola Sansone made his senior Italy debut in a defeat to Portugal, but remains confident.
Manolo Gabbiadini feels Italy “reacted too late” in their friendly defeat to Portugal, “but played against a great team.”
Antonio Conte blamed Cesare Prandelli for the seeding problem and hopes Italy’s defeat to Portugal “can be healthy.”
Antonio Conte suffered his first defeat on the Italy bench, falling 1-0 to Portugal in a friendly that damages FIFA ranking.
Graziano Pellè gave advice to Italy teammate Ciro Immobile at Borussia Dortmund. “Learning the language is fundamental.”
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Italy continue using the 4-3-3 formation in tonight’s international friendly against Portugal.
Pavel Nedved tipped Italy to win the European Under-21 Championship. “They are among the favourites.”
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio says he ‘would not be surprised’ to see Italy CT Antonio Conte stay until the 2018 World Cup.
Antonio Conte says he’s been ‘pleasantly surprised’ by his transformation from Coach to being Italy CT.
Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci says they ‘wasted time on tests and analysis’ under Cesare Prandelli.
Italy CT Antonio Conte announces his team for tomorrow’s friendly with Portugal, and will stick with a 4-3-3 formation.
Antonio Conte says his Italy side will do their utmost to beat Portugal, even though it’s a friendly - “I hate the word ‘defeat’”.
Italy CT Antonio Conte insists ‘I never considered the idea of leaving’ but admits he’s had ‘difficult moments’.
Graziano Pellè explained how Italy Coach Antonio Conte “really motivates me to always do better.”
Cristiano Ronaldo is out of Portugal’s friendly against Italy in Geneva on Tuesday evening.
Palermo forward Franco Vazquez is enjoying Italy’s new shape. “I can cut in and shoot with my left foot.”
Italy’s new 4-3-3 formation impressed Ciro Immobile and he hopes to start against Portugal on Tuesday.
Sampdoria’s Lorenzo De Silvestri went under the knife today to correct a double knee injury.
Italy begin their European Under-21 Championship campaign and Carlo Tavecchio called it “the training ground for the Nazionale.”
Gigi Buffon and Daniele De Rossi have left the Italy camp ahead of Tuesday’s friendly with Portugal.