AZZURRI

Claudio Marchisio confirms Italy’s players “don’t know who will start against England” and expects a “different” game to Euro 2012.
World Cup winner Marcello Lippi admits returning to the Italy bench in 2008 was “a huge mistake.”
Manuel Pasqual reveals how Italy trained for the conditions in Manaus and believes they’ll beat England 4-3.
England Coach Roy Hodgson says he has no preference as to who he would rather played for Italy out of Ciro Immobile and Mario Balotelli.
England Coach Roy Hodgson says there is ‘absolutely nothing wrong’ with Three Lions captain Steven Gerrard.
Mario Balotelli received a lengthy round of applause as Italy training began this morning, following the news of his engagement.
Inter’s Jonathan says he considers himself 100 per cent Brazilian but would still consider playing for Italy in future.
The Costa Rica squad have arrived in Brazil ahead of their upcoming World Cup campaign.
Former Napoli forward Careca has backed Naples-natives Lorenzo Insigne and Ciro Immobile to impress for Italy at the World Cup.
Jack Wilshere has outlined England’s respect for Andrea Pirlo and admitted tactics are being set up with him in mind.
Mario Balotelli’s preparations for the 2014 World Cup were put to one side this week, as he proposed to his girlfriend.
Toto Schillaci believes that ‘despite little international experience’, Ciro Immobile can ‘impress everyone’ with Italy at the World Cup.
Azeglio Vicini says it is too soon to be comparing Ciro Immobile to Toto Schillaci, as he eases defensive concern and dismisses England’s threat.
Roy Hodgson says that England will deal with the threat posed by Andrea Pirlo and Italy by playing better than they did during their Euro 2012 meeting.
England captain Steven Gerrard did not take a full part in training yesterday, but remains in line to be fit to face Italy on Saturday.
Cesare Prandelli says his Italy team will need to demonstrate flexibility throughout their World Cup campaign.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli is pleased with the positive reception his side have received since their arrival in Brazil.
Cesare Prandelli has called for Italy to cut out their defensive lapses in concentration ahead of the World Cup.
Cesare Prandelli insists every one of his Italy World Cup squad should feel as if they will be starting every game.
Cesare Prandelli has hinted he would only play Ciro Immobile and Mario Balotelli together if it were forced upon him.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli is not overly concerned by his defence, despite their concession of three goals to Fluminense.
Cesare Prandelli believes the Italian media and public always approach international tournaments with pessimism.
Marco Amelia is confident that Italy can do well at the World Cup, insisting that the Azzurri have a ‘complete squad’.
Giovanni Trapattoni believes that whatever Cesare Prandelli does in Brazil this summer, it won’t be good enough.
Mattia Perin’s agent has played down his error made for Italy yesterday and also reports linking him with Monaco.