AZZURRI

Sebastian Giovinco is worthy of the Italian No 10 shirt which he will be wearing against Bulgaria on Friday night, says Andrea Barzagli.
Italian national team Coach Cesare Prandelli has confirmed that Pablo Osvaldo and Sebastian Giovinco will start against Bulgaria in Sofia on Friday night.
Stephan El Shaarawy has shared his joy in scoring twice and assisting one goal in the Italy Under-21s victory over Lichtenstein on Thursday.
The Italy Under-21s defeated Liechtenstein by seven goals to qualify for the play-offs of the European Championship.
Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi and Torino centre-back Angelo Ogbonna have been confirmed as fully fit to face Bulgaria in Sofia on Friday night.
Italy will return to competitive action on Friday when they begin their 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign in Bulgaria.
Daniele De Rossi has shaken off his ankle injury and took part in today’s game between ranks as Italy prepare to face Bulgaria on Friday.
Italy need only a point against Liechtenstein to qualify for the European Under-21 Championships and Devis Mangia demands “a win with entertainment.”
Bulgaria have named their squad to take on Italy and Armenia in the 2014 World cup qualifiers, but it does not include Dimitar Berbatov.
Roma’s Pablo Osvaldo is happy to be back in the Italian squad after missing out on a place at Euro 2012.
Mario Balotelli will be out of action "for around 10 days" after undergoing laser eye surgery to cure his conjunctivitis and short-sightedness.
Cesare Prandelli is expected to revive the 3-5-2 system in Italy’s World Cup qualifier against Bulgaria, using Sebstian Giovinco and Pablo Daniel Osvaldo together.
Cesare Prandelli has leapt to the defence of Antonio Conte after his 10-month ban in the betting scandal. “Any of us could be dragged into it, even if only by gossip.”
Andrea Poli hopes Antonio Cassano can join him in the Italy squad and reveals why he left Inter. “I can only thank Cesare Prandelli.”
Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has no intention of hanging up his gloves ahead of the World Cup in 2014.
Milan’s Francesco Acerbi has been added to the Italy squad after Cagliari’s Davide Astori was sent home because of injury.
Federico Balzaretti and Davide Astori have been withdrawn from the Italy squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers.
Milan new boy Giampaolo Pazzini was forced to watch this morning’s Italy training from the sidelines because of injury.
The Corriere dello Sport is suggesting that Italy could face Bulgaria with a 3-5-2 spearheaded by Pablo Osvaldo and Lorenzo Insigne.
Lorenzo Insigne insists he’s not aiming to replace Antonio Cassano in the Italian national team. “Alessandro Del Piero is my idol.”
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has explained why Antonio Cassano has been left out of his squad for the start of their World Cup qualifying campaign.
Atalanta’s Federico Peluso has been added to the Italy squad after Federico Balzaretti withdrew because of injury.
Alessandro Diamanti is hoping to finally score for Italy after again being selected by boss Cesare Prandelli.
Roma’s Daniele De Rossi will respond to the Italy call of boss Cesare Prandelli despite picking up an injury.
Lorenzo Insigne has received his debut senior Italy call-up for the World Cup qualifiers against Bulgaria and Malta, while Giampaolo Pazzini returns.