AZZURRI

Antonio Cassano has underlined his desire to star for Inter and the Italian national side in the future.
Italy’s Confederations Cup campaign hasn’t got off to the best start after a portion of their food supplies were seized by customs officers on arrival in Brazil.
Devis Mangia’s Italian Under-21 side will be looking for at least a point against Norway in tonight’s European Championship tie.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli is keen to take advantage of his country’s inclusion in this month’s Confederations Cup.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli will again test the 4-3-3 system in Tuesday’s international friendly against Haiti.
Claudio Marchisio says Mario Balotelli on Twitter is not necessarily a good idea. “He is too nice sometimes.”
Andrea Barzagli insists Mario Balotelli “has nothing to apologise for” after a Twitter rant and the striker shows his softer side.
The Rio de Janeiro stadium Italy are meant to train in from tomorrow is still closed due to structural problems.
Lorenzo Insigne “had a real scare,” but his injury should not rule him out of Italy’s European Under-21 Championship semi-final.
Italy legend Roberto Baggio praised Cesare Prandelli for his “great work” ahead of the Confederations Cup.
Riccardo Saponara had been “dreaming of this goal” after scoring in Italy’s Under-21 4-0 demolition of Israel.
Lorenzo Insigne avoided a fracture and should be available for the European Championship semi-final.
Manolo Gabbiadini scored twice in Italy’s 4-0 win over Israel and warned “we want to win the Euros.”
Coach Devis Mangia is waiting for news on Lorenzo Insigne’s injury and celebrating Italy’s qualification for the European Under-21 Championship semi-finals.
Manolo Gabbiadini bagged a brace as Italy thrashed 10-man Israel 4-0 to reach the Under-21 European semi-finals, but Lorenzo Insigne was stretchered off.
Cesare Prandelli admits “Mario Balotelli is not like the others, but we want him to be a player and not a personality.”
Italy could qualify for the European Under-21 Championship semi-finals with a win against hosts Israel tonight.
Gigi Buffon again stands up for Mario Balotelli, suggesting he is provoked “because it’s the only way they can stop him.”
Cesare Prandelli was glad Mario Balotelli apologised, but warned “he has to understand he’ll always be provoked and mustn’t lose his calm.”
Italy’s opponents Mexico have confirmed their Confederations Cup squad and shirt numbers.
Mario Balotelli has publicly apologised for his red card and furious reaction. “I need to learn... still.”
“Italy and Holland are the strongest teams in the tournament,” said Israel Coach Guy Luzon ahead of tonight’s Under-21 clash.
Italy continue their European Under-21 Championships tonight against hosts Israel and Ciro Immobile feels “it’ll be tougher than England.”
Alberto Aquilani insisted the 0-0 draw with the Czech Republic “was not such a poor performance.”
Mario Balotelli took to Twitter to vent his frustration at the red card against the Czech Republic. “You can support another country.”