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Leonardo Bonucci warned Mario Balotelli “needs the intelligence to understand” the right attitude for Italy.
Stefano Okaka will “forever be grateful” to Sampdoria Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic for his Italy debut against Albania.
Francesco Acerbi was “happy and proud” to make his Italy debut against Albania after twice overcoming cancer.
Antonio Conte praised Italy’s experimental side for beating Albania, but snapped at critics. “We’ve won five and drawn one.”
Sampdoria striker Stefano Okaka scored on his Italy debut for a 1-0 friendly victory over Albania in Genoa.
“The objective of the Croatia fans was to suspend the game and UEFA are convinced of that too,” claim the FIGC.
Wolfsburg winger Ivan Perisic’s agent said “if there was an offer from Napoli, he could come in January.”
Torino defender Emiliano Moretti has set a new record as the oldest player to make his Italy debut, starting against Albania.
Former assistant manager Beppe Baresi insists he has “never been fired by Inter” and apologised for controversy caused.
Italy experiment in tonight’s friendly with Albania, starting a 3-5-2 formation with Mattia Destro and Alessio Cerci.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio is “pleased to host Albania in an historic match” this evening.
Parma released a statement confirming they will be docked points for financial instability and explained how they missed deadlines.
Lazio have lost Michael Ciani for this weekend’s Serie A clash with Juventus, while Stefano Mauri is in doubt.
Sulley Muntari is fired up for the Milan Derby on Sunday and reveals Pippo Inzaghi “is constantly on our backs.”
The daughter of ex-Inter assistant manager Beppe Baresi blasted Roberto Mancini. “He should’ve sacked him to his face.”
Under-21 international Marcello Trotta “wants a move to Italy in January,” confirmed the Barnsley and Fulham striker’s agent.
Udinese confirmed Colombia international Luis Muriel will be out for several weeks with a thigh strain.
Mario Gomez has pledged his loyalty to Fiorentina, claiming 'it wouldn't make sense' to leave the club so soon.
Serginho admits that the Derby della Madonnina has lost its charm, but he backs Milan to overcome Inter.
Marcelo Brozovic’s agent has distanced his client from speculation of a possible move to Inter this January.
Dario Simic has looked ahead to the Milan derby pitting Pippo Inzaghi against Roberto Mancini, and has a particular comparison for Andrej Kramaric.
Fiorentina striker Mario Gomez has insisted that he is close to regaining his touch in front of goal after overcoming a troublesome knee injury.
Speculation is that former Inter President Ernesto Pellegrini could make a return to the club by buying out Massimo Moratti’s 30 per cent share.
Francesco Totti has revealed that he would like to become Roma's Coach once he retires from playing.
UEFA have confirmed that they have opened disciplinary proceedings against Italy and Croatia for disturbances during their Euro 2016 qualifier.
Atletico Madrid are apparently open to Alessio Cerci’s quick sale and a return bid for Mauro Icardi, but Inter look unlikely to deal.
Antonio Conte fires a warning to Italian football, his Italy players and Mario Balotelli: “Calcio isn't heading in the right direction.”
The father of Rijeka striker Andrej Kramaric has confirmed that there are Italian teams tracking his son’s progress.
Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa will miss Roma’s trip to Bergamo at the weekend, as the club confirm the defender has suffered a hamstring strain.
Douglas Maicon is likely to remain unavailable for Roma’s trip to face Atalanta on Saturday, according to reports from Trigoria.
Belgium’s team doctor has revealed that Dries Mertens feared for his career being stretchered off against Wales, with the winger unable to feel his legs.
Marcello Lippi has praised new Inter Coach Roberto Mancini, as well as offering words of comfort to the man he replaced, Walter Mazzarri.
Brazilian striker Robinho says he has no desire to return to Milan, insisting he’s at Santos for the long-haul.
Jose Callejon has compared Italian football to the Spanish game, and believes it’s harder to score in Serie A.
Rafael Benitez has maintained that he is happy with life at Napoli - but refuses to rule out a return to the Premier League.

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