Graziano Pelle looks forward to Israel-Italy, but won't take any more penalties after Euro 2016.
Leonardo Bonucci has returned to the Italy squad, and will be available for the World Cup qualifier in Israel.
Italy’s Under-21s were held to a 1-1 draw by Serbia, but remain top of their qualifying section for Euro 2017.
Carlo Ancelotti doesn’t rule-out a return to Serie A, but “prefers daily work” so wouldn’t be Italy CT.
The FIGC has announced that Italy will face Germany in a friendly at San Siro in November.
Gianluigi Buffon has been hailed as a “true champion” and “example for everyone” after stopping boos of the Marseillaise in Italy-France on Thursday.
Italy have announced that Daniele De Rossi will miss Monday’s first 2018 World Cup qualifier against Israel due to a calf problem.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has hailed use of video replays in Italy’s 3-1 defeat to France as “a new page in the history of this sport”.
Mario Balotelli insists 'I am not a gamble' for Nice, but admits 'I didn't deserve the Azzurri'.
Agent Mino Raiola says the Azzurri are always on Mario Balotelli's mind, whilst Italy cannot afford Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Dino Zoff believes Italy 'can do well' after witnessing a 'mediocre' Euro 2016, whilst discussing Gianluigi Donnarumma.
Graziano Pelle claims his goal against France will let him 'start again' as he promises to 'make it up to Azzurri fans'.
Giampiero Ventura admits the friendly defeat to France saw “goals Italy don’t generally concede,” but is “optimistic” about Israel.
Leonardo Bonucci will not take part in Italy’s opening World Cup qualifier against Israel on Monday evening.
Didier Deschamps was pleased with France’s 3-1 friendly victory over Giampiero Ventura’s side. “I have no doubts on Italy’s quality.”
Marco Parolo felt the 3-1 defeat to France “did not accurately reflect” Italy’s performance.
Giorgio Chiellini is “well aware” he made errors on the goals as Italy lost a friendly 3-1 to France.
Gianluigi Donnarumma became Italy’s youngest ever goalkeeper and the 17-year-old’s feelings were “indescribable.”
Giampiero Ventura admits Italy “conceded three utterly avoidable goals” against France, but “we’ll prepare for a strong performance in Israel.”
Italy lost their debut under new Coach Giampiero Ventura, as Graziano Pellè was not enough in a 3-1 defeat to France, but Gianluigi Donnarumma made history.
Giampiero Ventura hinted at changes to Italy in future, but explained why he had to work on a Euro 2016 basis against France.
Giampiero Ventura picks the first XI of his Italy reign against Paul Pogba’s France, but initially tries to build on Antonio Conte’s side.
Head of FIFA Refereeing Massimo Busacca is ready for “an historic day” as VAR technology is tested tonight in Italy-France.
Join us for all the build-up and action as Giampiero Ventura makes his Italy debut against old rivals France in a very special match.
Federico Bernardeschi is keen “not to disappoint” new Italy boss Giampiero Ventura but admits the old guard “are still the best”.