AZZURRI

Mario Balotelli went to police and claimed a teenage girl was trying to blackmail him for €100,000 several weeks before she filed a rape complaint against the Brescia player.
Christian Vieri can “sense Italy are going to win Euro 2020” and believes “only France have a superior squad” to the Azzurri.
Roma-owned Alessandro Florenzi has been diagnosed with chickenpox, announced Valencia, so it’s not clear how long he will be out for.
Roberto Mancini points out that Juventus remain “the best” team in Serie A, but praised Inter coach Antonio Conte and said Lazio “are the big surprise”.
Roberto Mancini has revealed that he hopes the opponents “will underestimate” Italy during Euro 2020 this summer but still calls for “humility”.
Former hero Fabio Cannavaro calls for "patience", but doesn’t think Juventus will have a problem against Olympique Lyonnais in the Champions League.
Daniele De Rossi has admitted that he felt his last day with Roma was his “real retirement”, when he also opened up about his stay at Boca Juniors.
Peru are again asking Lecce striker Gianluca Lapadula to play his international football with them ahead of the Copa America, it’s reported.
Francesco Totti has revealed the next step of his career, setting up his own scouting, management and consultation agencies for clubs and players.
Roberto Mancini confirms “most of the Euro 2020 squad has already been decided” and he believes Italy can make their mark on the tournament.
Roma-owned Alessandro Florenzi received a straight red card during his second start in a Valencia jersey.
Milan midfielder Lucas Biglia will support Italy during Euro 2020 and said the best moment of his career was to play in the World Cup Final with Argentina.
Mario Balotelli has claimed he “never bothered anyone” since he came back to Italy and said he has always given everything to help Brescia.
Chelsea midfielder Jorginho’s agent Joao Santos has revealed that the Italy international might be open to reunite with Maurizio Sarri at Juventus.
Genoa goalkeeper Mattia Perin has claimed he will “never regret” moving to Juventus and is ready to fight for a spot in the Italy squad.
Jorginho’s agent expects the Chelsea and Italy midfielder to receive important offers this summer. “Juventus and Maurizio Sarri – why not?”
Andrea Pirlo, Zbigniew Boniek, Carlo Mazzone, Pietro Anastasi and Romelu Lukaku are among those to be honoured in the Italian Football Hall of Fame.
Italy coach Roberto Mancini says his side will play attractive football. “We might have won four World Cups in the Italian way, but the days of playing counter-attacking football are over.”
Gaetano Castrovilli has been getting a lot of attention for his impressive displays at Fiorentina but reassures the fans that Florence “is my second home”.
Brescia midfielder Sandro Tonali has allegedly been targeted by the biggest clubs in Europe this summer, with Inter and Juventus ready to enter an auction.
Federico Chiesa praised new Fiorentina coach Beppe Iachini after their 2-0 victory away to Napoli. “We immediately understood what we wanted to do.”
Ciro Immobile is the form striker this season, as he has contributed directly to 29 Serie A goals for Lazio, more than any player in Europe’s top five leagues.
Italy coach Roberto Mancini commented on various players in contention for a call up for Euro 2020, and insists Federico Chiesa doesn't play in his correct position. "He's not a striker."
Roberto Mancini says it was time for Italy to change their philosophy, and that Nicolo Zaniolo can make Euro 2020. "I spoke to him on the phone, he's charged."
Italy legend Pietro Anastasi has died at the age of 71, having played for Juventus, Inter and the Nazionale.