Zaza: 'I'll never forget that penalty'
Simone Zaza admits he will “never forget” the missed Euro 2016 penalty. “I didn’t have the strength to rise from it,” but he’s found it again at Valencia.
Zaza: 'I want to forget West Ham'
Simone Zaza discussed adapting to his new life at Valencia, wants to “forget about West Ham as quickly as possible” and admits he can be too gladiatorial.
Mancini: 'Best to leave Inter'
Roberto Mancini discussed his playing career, “tactically unevolved” Premier League and why it was right to leave Inter. “The new owners didn’t know about Italian football.”
Mancini: 'I want to be Italy Coach'
Roberto Mancini admits he’d love to be Italy Coach, especially with the crop of talented young players, but Mario Balotelli “risks throwing away a career.”
Sacchi: ‘Belotti an example’
Arrigo Sacchi says Torino striker Andrea Belotti is “an example” for young players due to his work ethic.
Izzo: ‘I could lose everything’
Armando Izzo is “terrified of losing everything” after a prosecutor requested a six-year ban for the Genoa defender.
Zoff: Gigio better than me!
Legendary goalkeeper Dino Zoff admits he sees Milan prodigy Gianluigi Donnarumma “even better than myself”.
Galli: 'A Donnarumma every 40 years'
Milan shot-stopper Gianluigi Donnarumma turns 18 today and Giovanni Galli assures “a goalkeeper like him is born every 30-40 years.”
Balotelli two-match ban
Mario Balotelli has been handed a two-match Ligue 1 ban for insulting the referee, as agent Mino Raiola threatened to “cut his tongue off.”
Ventura: ‘Italy need Verratti’
Italy CT Giampiero Ventura admits “we need” Marco Verratti but “the problem is having him healthy, injury-free”.
Ventura: ‘Fazio no, Balotelli maybe’
Giampiero Ventura “will meet” with Mario Balotelli, but Federico Fazio won’t be given an Italy call.
‘Gabbiadini aiming for World Cup’
Manolo Gabbiadini’s agent admits the forward moved to Southampton to put himself in contention for the World Cup in 2018.
Kean: 'Honour to play for Italy'
Juventus teenage sensation Moise Kean spoke of the “honour” of wearing the Italy jersey. “I dream of winning the World Cup.”
Ventura: 'Watching Alex Telles'
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura confirmed he is “watching” Porto defender Alex Telles against Juventus for a potential Azzurri call-up.
Lippi: ’Serie A has grown’
Marcello Lippi believes Serie A has improved thanks to “a change of mentality, a courageous attitude”.
Balotelli sent off for Nice
Mario Balotelli returned to the Nice starting XI this evening, but received his third red card of the season in Ligue 1.
Baggio: 'My best birthday'
Roberto Baggio spent his 50th birthday with victims of the earthquake in Amatrice. “It was my best birthday, the one most full of meaning.”
Petagna: 'So happy at Italy call'
Atalanta striker Andrea Petagna celebrated his first Italy call-up, albeit just for a training camp. “It’s motivation to do even better.”
Baggio birthday in Amatrice
Roberto Baggio explains why he opted to spend his 50th birthday helping earthquake victims in Amatrice. “You can’t tell from home what’s really happening.”
Ventura calls new Italy faces
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura called players, including Roberto Gagliardini, Domenico Berardi and Gianluca Lapadula, for a training camp.
Moratti: 'Baggio was an artist'
Former Inter President Massimo Moratti hailed Roberto Baggio on his 50th birthday, even if “many Coaches did not understand him.”
Italy close ranking gap with England
Italy’s European results this week saw them move closer to England in the UEFA ranking, as Roma and Fiorentina won with Napoli losing to Real Madrid.
Bernardeschi: 'Italy future is bright'
Federico Bernardeschi celebrates “the best goal of my career so far” for Fiorentina and wants to be a leader in the new generation of Italy stars.
Baggio: 'Fans still amaze me'
Roberto Baggio turns 50 on Saturday and confessed he is “constantly surprised by the affection of the people even 13 years after my retirement.”
Ventura to call up new Italy faces
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura will name his squad for a get-together next week of promising young players who could get full call-ups.
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