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.
Serie B: Bari sack Mangia
Serie B side Bari have officially sacked Coach Devis Mangia after a 3-0 defeat to Crotone.
Tavecchio: 'Not just Balotelli'
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio told media “there are other players” in the Italy squad and not just Mario Balotelli.
U21: Di Biagio demands results
Gigi Di Biagio insists tomorrow’s Italy Under-21 match with Denmark “will not be like a friendly.”
Pogba: 'Win it all with Juve'
Paul Pogba said a new contract is not enough, as “Juventus will allow me to grow and reach my objectives.”
Trap: 'Greece contacted me'
Giovanni Trapattoni admits “I was contacted by the Greece Federation who asked if I was available” after Claudio Ranieri’s dismissal.
Serie B: Pescara thrash Frosinone
Frosinone collapsed at Pescara, leaving Carpi sole leaders and a flurry of late goals saw Livorno go third.
Italy-Albania ok 'for the moment'
Italy’s friendly against Albania should go ahead on Tuesday in Genoa despite floods, confirm the FIGC.
Benitez calls Podolski to Napoli?
There are reports Rafa Benitez is personally urging Arsenal outcast Lukas Podolski to join him at Napoli.
Inter and Chelsea renew Salah talks
Inter could approach Chelsea to take Egyptian international Mohamed Salah on loan in January.
Napoli close on Perisic
Wolfsburg dropped hints that they could sell Ivan Perisic to Napoli in January for €12m.
Mancini confirms Inter approach
Roberto Mancini tested his first Inter side against the Primavera youth team with a 4-3-1-2 system.
Yanga-Mbiwa out for three weeks?
There are reports Roma defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa is out for three weeks after an injury with France.
Serie B: Spectacular Sicilian Derby
Catania completed a remarkable comeback to hold high-flying Trapani 2-2 in an exciting Sicilian Derby.
Roma eye Johnson swoop
After Ashley Cole, Roma are reportedly looking to Liverpool right-back Glen Johnson in January.
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