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Leonardo Bonucci explained the difficulties Italy had breaking down Azerbaijan in a 2-1 win.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Simone Zaza was excited at playing alongside Andrea Pirlo for the first time, but cursed his goal drought.
Andrea Pirlo found himself acting as a defender with Leonardo Bonucci the forward on his return to Italy duty.
Sebastian Giovinco said Italy “needed a figure like Antonio Conte” and discussed his Juventus future.
Ciro Immobile thanked the fans in Palermo after Italy’s 2-1 victory over Azerbaijan and looked back on the World Cup debacle.
Giorgio Chiellini joked he “did everything tonight, good and bad” after scoring a brace and an own goal for Azerbaijan.
Antonio Conte warned Italy “wasted too much” in their 2-1 victory over an Azerbaijan side that “came here to stop us playing.”
Giorgio Chiellini incredibly scored a brace for Italy and an own goal in the stuttering 2-1 victory over Azerbaijan.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio insists the six-month UEFA ban for racist comments “makes no practical difference.”
Udinese were held to a thrilling 3-3 draw by Austrian Bundesliga leaders Wolfsberger today.
Massimiliano Allegri insists there is “no split” with Arturo Vidal after he was dropped for Juventus-Roma.
Italy team manager Lele Oriali said Antonio Conte prepared the match with Azerbaijan “like a Final.”
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio argues video replays during games would “take only 11 seconds and we hope to use them next season.”
The Serie A match between Cagliari and Fiorentina has been moved from December 1 to November 30.
There are reports Roma met with PSG talent Adrien Rabiot’s entourage today, surprising Inter and Arsenal.
Andrea Pirlo, Simone Zaza and Ciro Immobile start tonight in Italy’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Azerbaijan.
Genoa’s friendly against Shakhtar Donetsk has been cancelled due to severe flooding that left one man dead.
Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio is “optimistic” after a 1-1 European Championship play-off draw in Slovakia.
Andrea Belotti earned Italy a creditable 1-1 draw in Slovakia for their European Under-21 Championship play-off.
Several Serie A Coaches have come out in favour of technology in football, but Juventus boss Max Allegri is “against it.”
Atalanta winger Marcelo Estigarribia will be out for at least six months after an injury with Paraguay.
Kevin Strootman committed his future to Roma, saying he dreams of scoring a goal “in our stadium.”
Serie A clubs claim Government plans to make them pay for extra policing is tantamount to an illegal tax.
Verona striker Nene reveals he was forced to turn down an offer from Milan while he was still at Cagliari.
Ashley Cole could be reunited with Petr Cech, as Roma are interested in the Chelsea goalkeeper for January.
Danilo D’Ambrosio reveals he “always dreamed of playing for Inter” and learned from Douglas Maicon.
Udinese will be without striker Luis Muriel for three weeks after he sprained his ankle and knee.
Milan CEO Adriano Galliani confirmed Sami Khedira’s wage demands rule him out and he’s in favour of technology.
Napoli are targeting West Bromwich Albion left-back Sebastien Pocognoli in January.
Daniel Osvaldo joked Antonio Conte should “save time and not call me” after another injury for Italy.
Paris Saint-Germain and sides from England are said to be monitoring Kwadwo Asamoah’s contentment at Juventus, even if the Bianconeri won’t sell.
Keisuke Honda’s potential unavailability through January will reportedly see Milan decide to try and sign Liverpool’s Suso then.
Sergio Romero has confirmed that he will meet with Sampdoria to ‘find a solution’ and that ‘in January or June’ he will look to leave.
Roma are reportedly closing in on a contract renewal with Douglas Maicon and opening talks with Alessandro Florenzi.

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