AZZURRI

Giovanni Trapattoni believes Carlo Ancelotti “has surpassed me,” is proud of Antonio Conte and Claudio Ranieri’s Premier League success and calls Roberto Mancini “world class.”
Ciro Immobile believes he has found “the perfect marriage” at Lazio after several disappointing seasons. “The club is just like me.”
Former Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli has resigned from Valencia after just three months in charge, reports suggest.
Juventus defender Claudio Marchisio has taken to Instagram to describe his bitter-sweet 2016.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio is in favour of the World Cup potentially expanding to 48 teams.
Marco Verratti assures “I see no reason to leave” Paris Saint-Germain, despite the comments from his agent.
Nice star Mario Balotelli “already had talks with English clubs, but it’s too early to say,” confirmed agent Mino Raiola.
Italy boss Giampiero Ventura claims video assistance would have given Sulley Muntari’s ‘ghost goal’ against Juventus and “changed Serie A history”.
Beppe Marotta claims “a great bedrock and tough core” of Italian players is needed for a winning Juventus.
Giampiero Ventura wants to “go to the World Cup and win it” and promises his best Italy is “yet to come”.
Italy CT Giampiero Ventura confirms he’ll “absolutely” talk with Mario Balotelli, but can’t guarantee he’ll be called-up.
Gianluigi Buffon reveals “defeats have taught me more than victories” and admits “I have fear of making mistakes”.
Atalanta defender Mattia Caldara is eager for another goal against Milan today and is “flattered” by Juventus interest.
Gigi Buffon trusts Marco Verratti and Mario Balotelli have a bright future ahead of them for the Italy squad and looked back over his career.
Giampiero Ventura wants more clubs to follow Milan and Atalanta’s example by playing young Italian talent. “It’s an advert for my Nazionale.”
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura believes tonight’s top of the table clash with Juventus can be “the moment Roma become a great team.”
Gigi Buffon told L’Equipe about his sense of loyalty to Juventus, passion playing for Italy and why he is now “easier to criticise.”
Gianluigi Buffon says there’s “only a remote possibility” that he’ll play beyond the 2018 World Cup.
Cristiano Ronaldo has won the 2016 Ballon d’Or ahead of Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann, but Gigi Buffon is in ninth place.
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura warns Graziano Pellè, Mario Balotelli and young Azzurri talents that he'll drop anyone who "thinks they're a phenomenon."
Giampiero Ventura admits he could use Gigi Buffon in his Italy staff after the 2018 World Cup. “Why not?”
UEFA has announced that Italy will host the 2019 Under-21 European Championships.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino announced plans for a 48-team World Cup, split into groups of three sides each.
Italy CT Giampiero Ventura wants a full house in Palermo for “the most difficult match of the group” against Albania.
Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon is “not surprised” that Chelsea are top of the Premier League as Antonio Conte is “a winner”.