AZZURRI

Juventus midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur says Gianluigi Buffon was “physically ill” after Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup.
FIGC presidential candidate Damiano Tommasi says the fact he had an illustrious playing career “is seen as a defect”.
The Italian national team’s decline began after victory in the 2006 World Cup, according to Udinese Coach Massimo Oddo.
Italy legend Dino Zoff believes Genoa’s Mattia Perin is the “future of the Nazionale” and not Gianluigi Donnarumma.
FIGC Presidential candidate Damiano Tommasi warns giving the role to Lazio chief Claudio Lotito “is not the response we need to Italy-Sweden.”
Jorginho is focused on playing for Italy and winning with Napoli, said his agent, but in June “we’ll see what offers arrive.”
Roberto Mancini says “it would be an honour” to take the Italy job - “I could always return to clubs after the national team”.
Luigi Di Biagio will be in charge for Italy’s friendlies against England and Argentina, according to FIGC candidate Damiano Tommasi.
Departing FIGC chief Carlo Tavecchio admits “it’s difficult for the new Italy CT to be appointed before June.”
Ex-Inter striker Jurgen Klinsmann says “the city of Milan must go back to being the capital of football” and describes Italy’s World Cup no-show as a ‘disaster’.
Former France player Willy Sagnol blamed teammate Sylvain Wiltord for drawing attention to Zinedine Zidane’s 2006 World Cup Final headbutt on Marco Materazzi.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte warns “I won’t forget” Jose Mourinho’s jibe about his ban for failure to report match fixing.
It’s thought the FIGC is considering Antonio Conte, Carlo Ancelotti and Roberto Mancini for the position of Italy CT.
Today is the 40th birthday of Milan Coach Rino Gattuso, a World Cup winner with Italy in 2006.
Zenit St Petersburg Coach Roberto Mancini replies “I won’t rule it out” when asked if he could take over as Italy CT.
FIGC presidential candidate Damiano Tommasi says he would establish Serie A reserve teams and let them play in Italy’s third tier.
Inter, Roma and Milan legend, not to mention Serie A record-holder, Antonio Valentin Angelillo has died at the age of 80.
Damiano Tommasi has officially announced that he’s standing for the Presidency of the FIGC.
Antonio Conte commented he has “rarely been given the players I asked for” after Chelsea’s 2-2 draw with Arsenal.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte will be approached by Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich over the summer, claim Sky Sport Italia.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri doesn’t get enough credit for his “exceptional” work, according to Gianluigi Buffon.
Gianluigi Buffon wouldn’t replay Italy-Sweden if he could, but would go back and play Juventus’ Champions League final defeat in Cardiff again.
Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon says there are “many assessments to be made” before he decides whether or not to retire.
Valencia will reportedly sign Simone Zaza to a new contract that includes a €100m release clause.
Milan captain Leonardo Bonucci stars in a new pop video, which features an anti-bullying message.