Bonucci: 'Balotelli must understand'
Leonardo Bonucci warned Mario Balotelli “needs the intelligence to understand” the right attitude for Italy.
Okaka: 'Grateful to Mihajlovic'
Stefano Okaka will “forever be grateful” to Sampdoria Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic for his Italy debut against Albania.
Acerbi: 'Happy and proud of debut'
Francesco Acerbi was “happy and proud” to make his Italy debut against Albania after twice overcoming cancer.
Conte: 'Critics might sneer'
Antonio Conte praised Italy’s experimental side for beating Albania, but snapped at critics. “We’ve won five and drawn one.”
Italy: Okaka breaks Albania
Sampdoria striker Stefano Okaka scored on his Italy debut for a 1-0 friendly victory over Albania in Genoa.
Croatia fans 'wanted to stop game'
“The objective of the Croatia fans was to suspend the game and UEFA are convinced of that too,” claim the FIGC.
Agent: 'Perisic-Napoli possible'
Wolfsburg winger Ivan Perisic’s agent said “if there was an offer from Napoli, he could come in January.”
Moretti sets Italy record
Torino defender Emiliano Moretti has set a new record as the oldest player to make his Italy debut, starting against Albania.
Baresi: 'Inter didn't fire me'
Former assistant manager Beppe Baresi insists he has “never been fired by Inter” and apologised for controversy caused.
Italy experiment in tonight’s friendly with Albania, starting a 3-5-2 formation with Mattia Destro and Alessio Cerci.
Tavecchio on 'historic Italy-Albania'
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio is “pleased to host Albania in an historic match” this evening.
Parma: 'We will be docked points'
Parma released a statement confirming they will be docked points for financial instability and explained how they missed deadlines.
Ciani out of Lazio-Juventus
Lazio have lost Michael Ciani for this weekend’s Serie A clash with Juventus, while Stefano Mauri is in doubt.
Muntari: 'Inzaghi on our backs'
Sulley Muntari is fired up for the Milan Derby on Sunday and reveals Pippo Inzaghi “is constantly on our backs.”
Baresi daughter blasts Mancini
The daughter of ex-Inter assistant manager Beppe Baresi blasted Roberto Mancini. “He should’ve sacked him to his face.”
Trotta: 'Italy move in January'
Under-21 international Marcello Trotta “wants a move to Italy in January,” confirmed the Barnsley and Fulham striker’s agent.
Udinese lose Muriel again
Udinese confirmed Colombia international Luis Muriel will be out for several weeks with a thigh strain.
Gomez: I’m staying in Florence
Mario Gomez has pledged his loyalty to Fiorentina, claiming 'it wouldn't make sense' to leave the club so soon.
‘Milan derby not what it was’
Serginho admits that the Derby della Madonnina has lost its charm, but he backs Milan to overcome Inter.
Agent: No Inter-Brozovic contact
Marcelo Brozovic’s agent has distanced his client from speculation of a possible move to Inter this January.
‘Kramaric the Croatian Inzaghi’
Dario Simic has looked ahead to the Milan derby pitting Pippo Inzaghi against Roberto Mancini, and has a particular comparison for Andrej Kramaric.
Gomez: Goals on the horizon
Fiorentina striker Mario Gomez has insisted that he is close to regaining his touch in front of goal after overcoming a troublesome knee injury.
Pellegrini to buy out Moratti?
Speculation is that former Inter President Ernesto Pellegrini could make a return to the club by buying out Massimo Moratti’s 30 per cent share.
Totti: I’d like to coach Roma
Francesco Totti has revealed that he would like to become Roma's Coach once he retires from playing.
UEFA investigating Italy, Croatia
UEFA have confirmed that they have opened disciplinary proceedings against Italy and Croatia for disturbances during their Euro 2016 qualifier.
Atleti open to Cerci sale, but…
Atletico Madrid are apparently open to Alessio Cerci’s quick sale and a return bid for Mauro Icardi, but Inter look unlikely to deal.
Conte: Balotelli? I’ve little time
Antonio Conte fires a warning to Italian football, his Italy players and Mario Balotelli: “Calcio isn't heading in the right direction.”
‘Lots of Italian interest in Kramaric’
The father of Rijeka striker Andrej Kramaric has confirmed that there are Italian teams tracking his son’s progress.
Roma confirm Yanga-Mbiwa injury
Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa will miss Roma’s trip to Bergamo at the weekend, as the club confirm the defender has suffered a hamstring strain.
Maicon to miss Atalanta?
Douglas Maicon is likely to remain unavailable for Roma’s trip to face Atalanta on Saturday, according to reports from Trigoria.
Mertens ‘couldn’t feel his legs’
Belgium’s team doctor has revealed that Dries Mertens feared for his career being stretchered off against Wales, with the winger unable to feel his legs.
Lippi ‘Mancini a great Coach’
Marcello Lippi has praised new Inter Coach Roberto Mancini, as well as offering words of comfort to the man he replaced, Walter Mazzarri.
‘No desire to return to Milan’
Brazilian striker Robinho says he has no desire to return to Milan, insisting he’s at Santos for the long-haul.
Callejon: ‘Serie A more difficult’
Jose Callejon has compared Italian football to the Spanish game, and believes it’s harder to score in Serie A.
Benitez: ‘Happy at Napoli but…’
Rafael Benitez has maintained that he is happy with life at Napoli - but refuses to rule out a return to the Premier League.
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