Italy game ‘difficult’ for Albania
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.
‘Mancini effect difficult for Milan’
Adriano Galliani believes Roberto Mancini’s appointment at Inter will make Sunday’s Milan derby more difficult for the Rossoneri.
'Negative atmosphere with Mazzarri'
Inter general manager Marco Fassone says a “negative atmosphere” was behind the dismissal of Walter Mazzarri, and admits the Nerazzurri must tighten their belts.
Galliani: Milan tried for Totti
Milan tried to sign Francesco Totti when the Roma captain was in his youth, Adriano Galliani has revealed.
Totti's Champions League dream
Francesco Totti says his dream remains to lift the Champions League trophy with Roma, and believes the Giallorossi can win the Scudetto.
Arsenal tried to sign Pogba
Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that he tried to sign Paul Pogba, before the midfielder joined Juventus.
Juve hope for Barzagli return but…
Juventus are hopeful that Andrea Barzagli will return from injury, but Giuseppe Marotta admits the club are looking at targets in January.
Marotta: Don’t criticise Buffon
Juventus director general Giuseppe Marotta has defended Gianlugi Buffon after the goalkeeper’s mistake in Italy’s draw with Croatia.
Del Piero discusses Juventus return
Alessandro Del Piero has discussed the possibility of returning to Juventus one day, admitting he’ll always be connected to the club.
Maggio out for Albania
A bout of flu has prevented Christian Maggio from joining up with Antonio Conte’s squad for Italy’s friendly with Albania tomorrow night.
Ranocchia 'sorry' for Mazzarri
Andrea Ranocchia admits he feels sorry for Walter Mazzarri after the Coach was replaced on the Inter bench by Roberto Mancini.
Budan: Croatia Ultras ‘not real fans’
Former Palermo striker Igor Budan says that Croatian Ultras who caused chaos during last night’s match with Italy are not real fans.
Menez wants to play in attack
Milan’s Jeremy Menez admits he would prefer to played at the centre of Filippo Inzaghi’s attacking trident.
Benitez: ‘One game at a time’
Rafael Benitez refused to discuss Napoli’s position in the Scudetto race, saying the Partenopei are taking it one game at a time.
Benitez: ‘I miss my family’
Napoli Coach Rafael Benitez has fuelled rumours of an exit in the summer, admitting he misses his family, who are in Liverpool.
What the papers say...
Today's headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport
Ranocchia: 'Italy held firm'
Andrea Ranocchia was impressed with Italy’s ability to “hold firm under pressure” from Croatia.
Kovacic: 'Italy tough to face'
Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic snubbed hooligans and insisted Italy “are a tough team to take on.”
Darmian prefers four-man defence
Matteo Darmian felt Italy will learn from their 1-1 draw with Croatia, but preferred the four-man defence.
Zaza: 'Strikers sacrificed themselves'
Simone Zaza said Italy strikers had to “sacrifice ourselves for the team” in a 1-1 draw with Croatia.
Kovac: 'Croatia apologise for fans'
Croatia manager Niko Kovac “apologised for what our fans did” after causing the 1-1 draw with Italy to be suspended.
De Rossi: 'Italy possession poor'
Daniele De Rossi admits Italy “have to work on our possession play” after a 1-1 draw with Croatia.
Soriano: 'Unexpected Italy debut'
Roberto Soriano had a “dream” Italy debut against Croatia, albeit one he wasn’t expecting.
Pelle': 'Croatia keep the ball well'
Graziano Pellè said Italy knew “it wasn’t easy to get the ball off” Croatia after their 1-1 draw.
El Shaarawy: 'Glad to be back'
Stephan El Shaarawy got his first Italy cap in over a year and was “satisfied” with his performance against Croatia.
Conte: 'A step forward'
Antonio Conte said Italy’s draw with Croatia was good in the circumstances and praised the “new faces.”
Italy share Croatia spoils
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.
Adani turns down Inter job
Daniele Adani confirms he was asked to become Roberto Mancini’s Inter assistant manager, but turned the job down.
Mertens has concussion
Napoli winger Dries Mertens has concussion and will stay in hospital for 24 hours after a clash of heads in Belgium-Wales.
Stankovic: 'Mancini right for Inter'
Dejan Stankovic believes Roberto Mancini “is the right man” to bring Inter back to the top all over again.
Conte: 'I evaluated Balotelli'
Antonio Conte wants a “faster” Italy against Croatia and is pleased he got to evaluate Mario Balotelli.
Kovacic: 'Italy-Croatia balanced'
Mateo Kovacic is on the bench tonight, but explained both Italy and Croatia “feel the others are favourites.”
Napoli's Mertens knocked out
There are concerns for Napoli after Dries Mertens was stretchered off apparently unconscious during Belgium-Wales.
Italy reshuffle in tonight’s Euro 2016 qualifier with Croatia, moving Daniele De Rossi and Matteo Darmian.
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