Giampiero Ventura again slammed the door on Jorginho, but confessed “if Italy play like in the second half with Macedonia, we’ll struggle in the play-offs.”
Lorenzo Insigne appears to confirm Barcelona wanted him this summer - “I’d have liked to play with champions like Lionel Messi”.
Torino President Urbano Cairo says Andrea Belotti is being “massacred” by defenders this season.
Manchester United’s Matteo Darmian will find it “emotional to be back at the Stadio Grande Torino” when Italy host Macedonia on Friday.
Simone Zaza has found his form at Valencia, but is “upset” at being snubbed by Italy and regrets his West Ham move, said his father.
Torino confirm Andrea Belotti has damaged the collateral and medial ligaments in his right knee and will be out for four weeks.
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura believes the introduction of VAR has “solved a myriad of problems and removed a lot of controversy.”
Andrea Belotti is not thought to have sustained ligament damage, but the Torino striker will have new scans today.
Join us for the build-up and action from today’s eight Serie A games, from Napoli-Cagliari through Benevento-Inter, Milan-Roma and Atalanta-Juventus.
Andrea Belotti is at risk of missing out on Italy’s matches with Macedonia and Albania after picking up a knee injury.
Sinisa Mihajlovic described Torino’s 2-2 draw with Verona as absurd after an astonishing late Scaligeri comeback.
Verona somehow completed a last-gasp recovery from 2-0 down with the aid of VAR to peg back Torino after Andrea Belotti’s injury.
Fabio Pecchia wants to see “a Verona side with enthusiasm and the desire to prove itself” against Torino, including Alessio Cerci.
Sinisa Mihajlovic defended his Torino players after their 4-0 defeat to Juventus and prepared them for Verona. “Fans can jeer me, I am responsible.”
Police had to be called to calm a mass brawl at the final whistle of Torino’s Primavera youth team defeat to Hellas Verona.
Simone Verdi and Leonardo Spinazzola are added to the Italy squad against Macedonia and Albania, but no Simone Zaza.
Ciro Immobile is “eternally grateful” to Simone Inzaghi and Lazio, as they target an impressive campaign, but reveals what went wrong abroad.
Torino President Urbano Cairo reflects on the derby with Juventus - “if it was 11 vs 11 it would have been a different match”.
Luca Banti has been appointed as the referee for this week’s Milan-Roma game, the AIA has announced.
Five players will be suspended for Week 7 of Serie A, including Genoa’s Adel Taarabt.