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Gary Medel has expressed regret at seeing Walter Mazzarri depart from Inter, but he says immediate focus is now on impressing Roberto Mancini.
Ivan Perisic’s agent has confirmed previous talks with Napoli, but warns that Wolfsburg do not need to sell the player in January.
The President of the Albanian FA has admitted that Tuesday’s friendly with Italy will be difficult, but praised Albania’s Italian CT Gianni De Biasi.
Adriano Galliani believes Roberto Mancini’s appointment at Inter will make Sunday’s Milan derby more difficult for the Rossoneri.
Inter general manager Marco Fassone says a “negative atmosphere” was behind the dismissal of Walter Mazzarri, and admits the Nerazzurri must tighten their belts.
Milan tried to sign Francesco Totti when the Roma captain was in his youth, Adriano Galliani has revealed.
Francesco Totti says his dream remains to lift the Champions League trophy with Roma, and believes the Giallorossi can win the Scudetto.
Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that he tried to sign Paul Pogba, before the midfielder joined Juventus.
Juventus are hopeful that Andrea Barzagli will return from injury, but Giuseppe Marotta admits the club are looking at targets in January.
Juventus director general Giuseppe Marotta has defended Gianlugi Buffon after the goalkeeper’s mistake in Italy’s draw with Croatia.
Alessandro Del Piero has discussed the possibility of returning to Juventus one day, admitting he’ll always be connected to the club.
A bout of flu has prevented Christian Maggio from joining up with Antonio Conte’s squad for Italy’s friendly with Albania tomorrow night.
Andrea Ranocchia admits he feels sorry for Walter Mazzarri after the Coach was replaced on the Inter bench by Roberto Mancini.
Former Palermo striker Igor Budan says that Croatian Ultras who caused chaos during last night’s match with Italy are not real fans.
Milan’s Jeremy Menez admits he would prefer to played at the centre of Filippo Inzaghi’s attacking trident.
Rafael Benitez refused to discuss Napoli’s position in the Scudetto race, saying the Partenopei are taking it one game at a time.
Napoli Coach Rafael Benitez has fuelled rumours of an exit in the summer, admitting he misses his family, who are in Liverpool.
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Andrea Ranocchia was impressed with Italy’s ability to “hold firm under pressure” from Croatia.
Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic snubbed hooligans and insisted Italy “are a tough team to take on.”
Matteo Darmian felt Italy will learn from their 1-1 draw with Croatia, but preferred the four-man defence.
Simone Zaza said Italy strikers had to “sacrifice ourselves for the team” in a 1-1 draw with Croatia.
Croatia manager Niko Kovac “apologised for what our fans did” after causing the 1-1 draw with Italy to be suspended.
Daniele De Rossi admits Italy “have to work on our possession play” after a 1-1 draw with Croatia.
Roberto Soriano had a “dream” Italy debut against Croatia, albeit one he wasn’t expecting.
Graziano Pellè said Italy knew “it wasn’t easy to get the ball off” Croatia after their 1-1 draw.
Stephan El Shaarawy got his first Italy cap in over a year and was “satisfied” with his performance against Croatia.
Antonio Conte said Italy’s draw with Croatia was good in the circumstances and praised the “new faces.”
Italy were held to a 1-1 draw by Croatia at San Siro, but play was suspended when visiting fans threw dozens of flares.
Italy’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Croatia was suspended for 10 minutes due to fireworks thrown by visiting fans.
Daniele Adani confirms he was asked to become Roberto Mancini’s Inter assistant manager, but turned the job down.
Napoli winger Dries Mertens has concussion and will stay in hospital for 24 hours after a clash of heads in Belgium-Wales.
Dejan Stankovic believes Roberto Mancini “is the right man” to bring Inter back to the top all over again.
Antonio Conte wants a “faster” Italy against Croatia and is pleased he got to evaluate Mario Balotelli.
Mateo Kovacic is on the bench tonight, but explained both Italy and Croatia “feel the others are favourites.”

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