NEWS

Italy were thumped 4-1 by Germany in an embarrassing friendly, their first loss in 21 years, with Leonardo Bonucci stretchered off.
Agent Mino Raiola made a surprise visit to Juventus today, reportedly to discuss Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Romelu Lukaku.
Gigi Di Biagio hopes Italy’s Under-21 side “will learn and not let this happen again” after a slender 1-0 win in Andorra.
Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira is in the stands for tonight’s Germany-Italy friendly due to a muscular problem.
Italy struggled far more than expected to break down Andorra, but Alberto Cerri eventually snatched the 1-0 qualifying victory.
Italy confirm the 3-4-3 system in their visit to world champions Germany, with Lorenzo Insigne, Simone Zaza and Federico Bernardeschi.
Empoli confirm Juventus want Lorenzo Tonelli, while Napoli and Roma are interested in Piotr Zielinski.
Join us for the build-up and action as Italy visit World Cup holders Germany in a prestigious warm-up for Euro 2016.
VfB Stuttgart are said to be targeting Atalanta wide attacker Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez.
Germany consider tonight’s friendly with Italy as “an absolute classic rich in history and class,” confirming some of the line-up.
Paolo List, fan favourite in Zdenek Zeman’s Foggia side, has died at the age of 52 due to ALS complications.
Newcastle United are reportedly showing an interest in Torino and Poland defender Kamil Glik.
Besiktas claim they can buy Germany international Mario Gomez from Fiorentina permanently for “just €1,000.”
Italy visit Andorra in the European Under-21 Championship qualifier this evening with Domenico Berardi and Luca Mazzitelli.
Reports in Britain claim Radja Nainggolan is a Chelsea target, but the Roma man “hasn’t talked to any club”.
Simone Zaza’s agent assures “we’re far from any transfer talk” as his client targets a place at Euro 2016.
Kwadwo Asamoah says Juventus want a Coppa Italia and Scudetto double, but “it won’t be easy”.
Lorenzo Insigne’s agent says the Napoli playmaker is “indispensable” for Antonio Conte’s Italy squad.
Lucas Biglia is reportedly close to a Lazio exit, with crunch talks arranged for after the Rome Derby.
Marcello Carli admits Juventus will be “difficult” but Empoli will travel to Turin “with no fear”.
Inter striker Mauro Icardi assures his “recovery is going well” and the race for third-place is “still open”.
President Fabrizio Corsi says Empoli “will try” to stop Juventus but “they’re a war machine”.
Former Juventus striker Amauri admits “I’m cheering for Napoli” in the Scudetto race.
Antonio Conte admits he has “16 certainties” in his Italy squad for Euro 2016.
Barcelona and Spain legend Xavi describes the pace of Roma’s Mohamed Salah as “incredible”.
Yuto Nagatomo is reportedly set to sign a three-year Inter extension despite interest from Manchester United and Bayer Leverkusen.
Bologna club manager Marco Di Vaio is ‘convinced Roberto Donadoni will stay’ despite Italy rumours.
Panathinaikos Coach Andrea Stramaccioni is being considered for the Torino job, according to reports.
Juventus will reportedly announce Massimiliano Allegri’s contract extension until 2018 this week.
On-loan Udinese striker Duvan Zapata says Napoli ‘play the best football’ but ‘feel pressure, which they inherited from the previous management’.
Reports say Roma have held talks with Kostas Manolas for an improved contract amid interest from Chelsea and Arsenal.
Leaving Fiorentina ‘wouldn’t be easy’ says Khouma Babacar, but he adds: ‘the Premier League would be simpler as a striker’.
Fiorentina’s Khouma Babacar admits ‘I wanted to have a better season’ but says his struggles ‘give me more strength.’
Lazio captain Lucas Biglia reiterates ‘I’m not thinking about leaving’ and says ‘we have to beat Roma’.
Roma reportedly have five options if Miralem Pjanic is sold, including PSG’s Adrien Rabiot and Zenit’s Axel Witsel.