AZZURRI

Fabrizio Ravanelli wants new Italy Coach Antonio Conte to be given free rein on all footballing decisions.
Dino Zoff has backed Antonio Conte to make Italy a competitive international team once again very soon.
Reports in the Italian media claim Antonio Conte has signed a contract to become Italy’s new Coach on a two-year contract.
Puma have released a statement saying they will support the FIGC whoever they decide to be the new national team Coach.
Rai Sport claim that Antonio Conte has agreed terms with the FIGC and will become the new Italian national team boss.
Giuseppe Rossi believes that the Italian people are putting too much pressure on Mario Balotelli.
The latest FIFA World Rankings are out for August and in a largely unchanged top 20, Italy remain in 14th position.
Reports continue that Puma and the FIGC are prepared to co-fund a deal for Antonio Conte to become Italy Coach, for a net wage of €3.6m.
Giuseppe Rossi has backed Antonio Conte as Italy’s next Coach, but says he has nothing to prove regarding his fitness.
Sponsors Puma could get involved to help Italy offer Antonio Conte a contract worth €4.9m per year.
Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio admits they “did not play well” after a 2-1 friendly defeat to Romania.
Gigi Di Biagio has work to do, as Italy’s Under-21 side suffered a surprise 2-1 friendly defeat in Romania.
New FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio confirmed “we are working” to appoint Antonio Conte as Italy Coach.
Alessio Tacchinardi believes Antonio Conte would be a perfect choice as the new Italy Coach if he is left to do things his way.
Zdenek Zeman has refused to blame any individuals for Italy’s World Cup embarrassment.
Lega Serie B President Andrea Abodi said the new Italy Coach “needs to have a strong character.”
Antonio Conte is closer to accepting the Italy job after new FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio confirmed talks.
Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio prepares for Romania and is “open and available” to taking the senior Azzurri job.
Carlo Ancelotti has ruled himself out of being the new Italy Coach but is sure there will be time for him to do the job in the future.
New FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio has held preliminary talks with Antonio Conte regarding the Italy coaching position.
Carlo Tavecchio admits that the FIGC are working towards finding Italy’s next Coach, but that reports of talks with Antonio Conte are not accurate.
Former FIGC and CONI President Franco Carraro admits that Carlo Tavecchio may not be ‘ideal’, but suggests he is still ‘the best option’.
New FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio may make contact with Antonio Conte over the vacant Italy post as early as today.
Sampdoria chief Massimo Ferrero believes that Sinisa Mihajlovic would be a good Italy Coach, but wants him to stay for another decade.
The first round of voting has begun for the FIGC presidency, but neither candidate has secured the position just yet.