AZZURRI

Alberto Gilardino has thanked new club Bologna for reviving his Italian international career.
Fabio Borini, Lorenzo Insigne, Samuele Longo and Ciro Immobile are among the talents for Italy’s Under-21 European Championship play-off with Sweden.
Mario Balotelli, Stephan El Shaarawy, Alberto Gilardino, Andrea Ranocchia, Antonio Candreva and Domenico Criscito return for World Cup qualifiers against Armenia and Denmark.
This evening Cesare Prandelli will name his Italy squad for the World Cup qualifiers, which should include Stephan El Shaarawy, Domenico Criscito and Mario Balotelli.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli insists that Juventus ace Andrea Pirlo has no plans to retire from international football.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli is considering including in-form Milan striker Stephan El Shaarawy in his latest squad.
Alberto Gilardino is looking forward to returning to Florence this weekend, while he’s hoping for a call from Italy boss Cesare Prandelli.
Alessandro Diamanti thinks that Bologna could help fire Italy towards qualification for the 2014 World Cup.
Palermo ace Fabrizio Miccoli feels that he should have been awarded more Italian caps at international level.
Italy Under-21 boss Devis Mangia has admitted that the decisions of Cesare Prandelli will affect his squad picks for their 2013 U-21 European Championship play-off.
Newcastle full-back Davide Santon has sent Italy boss Cesare Prandelli a clear message. “Don’t forget about me!”
Alberto Gilardino is thinking about a return to the Italian national side after his bright start to life at Bologna.
Cesare Prandelli warns Italy “need to renovate” the Nazionale ahead of World Cup qualifiers against Armenia and Denmark.
Italy will take on old enemies France in a friendly at Parma's Ennio Tardini on November 14.
Mario Balotelli has released a statement confirming he’ll “try again” with pregnant ex-girlfriend Raffaella Fico.
A statue depicting the infamous Zinedine Zidane head-butt on Marco Materazzi has been placed on public display in Paris.
Zvonimir Boban wasn’t short of an opinion before and after the Fiorentina-Juventus tie. “Andrea Pirlo should retire from the national team and Stevan Jovetic is not world class.”
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has criticised Serie A clubs for allowing Marco Verratti to move to Paris Saint-Germain.
Argentine defender Facundo Roncaglia celebrated his first Fiorentina goal and sent a message. “I hope Cesare Prandelli calls me to play for Italy.”
Marco Verratti is still only 19, but the Italy international has won over PSG fans and admits “I’d love to play alongside Andrea Pirlo.”
PSG Coach Carlo Ancelotti hails Italian international Marco Verratti as “the new Andrea Pirlo,” although it will take time for him to reach that level.
Italy’s Under-21 European Championship play-off against Sweden will be hosted by the Stadio Adriatico in Pescara.
Italy Under-21 boss Devis Mangia admits the team's play-off with Sweden to reach the 2013 European Championship will be tricky.
Andrea Ranocchia has claimed that his improving form is a message to his club and not Italy boss Cesare Prandelli.
Italian Under-21 international Samuele Longo had an eventful game for Espanyol today – he scored and was then sent off for over-celebrating!