Chiellini: 'Italy hoped for better'
Giorgio Chiellini said Italy “had hoped to do better in these friendlies” after defeat to Belgium and a 2-2 draw with Romania.
El Shaarawy: 'I could've scored'
Stephan El Shaarawy admits he “could’ve scored” as Italy wasted chances to draw 2-2 with Romania.
Conte: 'Italy deserved victory'
Antonio Conte felt Italy “did more than enough to win” their 2-2 friendly draw with Romania. “There was intensity and tempo.”
Italy: Romania hold Azzurri 2-2
Italy fought back to lead Romania and were pegged back late on 2-2 in their final friendly match of 2015.
Lichtsteiner injured for Switzerland
Juventus defender Stephan Lichtsteiner limped off during a Switzerland game with a muscular injury.
Mario Suarez: 'Fiorentina like Atleti'
Mario Suarez believes Fiorentina can “follow in the footsteps of Atletico Madrid” with Coach Paulo Sousa.
Berardi: 'Italy remains a dream'
Domenico Berardi scored for the Azzurrini and said the senior Italy squad “remains a dream.”
Italy start Stephan El Shaarawy and Roberto Soriano with Giorgio Chiellini at left-back in tonight’s friendly with Romania.
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Di Biagio: 'Incredible goals'
Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio saw “incredible goals” against Lithuania and won’t waste the group leadership.
U21: Azzurrini defeat Lithuania
Domenico Berardi and Marco Benassi scored scorchers as Italy Under-21s beat Lithuania 2-0 and now lead their group.
Mauri has herniated disc
Lazio announce Stefano Mauri will be out for three weeks after a non-surgical procedure on a herniated disc.
Ballardini: 'Lazio was a mistake'
Davide Ballardini explains why he accepted a return to Palermo and admits his time at Lazio “was a mistake.”
Official: Balotelli surgery tomorrow
Milan have officially confirmed Mario Balotelli will undergo surgery on a hip flexor injury tomorrow.
De Guzman: 'Time to leave Napoli'
Jonathan de Guzman “realised there’s no point staying at Napoli and is working for January,” confirmed his agent.
Palermo lose Vitiello
Palermo defender Roberto Vitiello could be out for some time after sustaining a serious thigh injury.
Sensi: ‘Pleased by Inter interest’
Cesena midfielder Stefano Sensi says he’s “pleased” by Inter interest, but doesn’t have a preference for his next club.
Santon skips Inter training
Inter are sweating on Davide Santon’s fitness, as the defender pulled up injured in training today.
Line-ups: Italy U-21 v Lithuania U-21
Domenico Berardi starts up-front for Italy Under-21s, as they face Lithuania in Castel Di Sangro.
Trap: ‘Juventus-Milan wide open’
Giovanni Trapattoni believes Juventus-Milan is a game which “is open to any kind of result”.
Ergun: ‘Lazio wanted Yilmaz’
Galatasaray sporting director Cenk Ergün reveals Lazio made an offer for striker Burak Yilmaz.
United rival Inter for Feghouli?
Manchester United could rival Inter for Valencia’s Sofiane Feghouli, according to reports.
Conte: ‘Aim for Euro final’
Antonio Conte admits the Euro 2016 semi-finals would be “a great achievement” for Italy but “why not the final?”
‘Juventus asked for Sneijder’
Galatasaray sporting director Cenk Ergün confirms Juventus asked for playmaker Wesley Sneijder.
Agent: ‘Lopez staying at Milan’
Diego Lopez’s agent assures his client is not thinking about leaving Milan.
Valero: ‘Fiorentina for life’
Fiorentina midfielder Borja Valero wants to end his career in Florence - “I’m very happy here”.
‘No Inter offer for Kaya’
Galatasaray Coach Hamza Hamzaoglu insists “we haven’t received any offer from Inter” for Semih Kaya.
Thohir: ‘Inter can win Scudetto’
President Erick Thohir believes Inter can return to the Champions League “by winning the League” this season.
‘Roma in talks for Alisson’
Internacional director Jorge Macendo has confirmed that Roma are in talks with the agent of Brazil international goalkeeper Alisson Becker.
Zamparini ‘can’t rule out Iachini return’
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini says he ‘can’t rule out’ the return of recently sacked Coach Giuseppe Iachini.
Samp or Saints for Strinic?
Sampdoria and Southampton have reportedly been in talks with the agent of Napoli full-back Ivan Strinic about a January move.
De Jong out with thigh injury
Milan have announced that Nigel De Jong picked up a thigh injury during yesterday’s training session.
Pirlo heading for Turkey?
The President of Turkish side Antalyaspor says that Andrea Pirlo is ‘ready to play eight matches’ for them.
‘No January exit for Vrsaljko’
Sassuolo director Giovanni Carnevali says Sime Vrsaljko ‘won’t leave in January’ and rules out Napoli and Juventus interest.
Lower Juve wage for Lavezzi?
Juventus will reportedly offer PSG winger Ezequiel Lavezzi a reduced salary in January and will have to fight off interest from Barcelona.
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