AZZURRI

Roberto Mancini assures Italy will “have our say at Euro 2020 with attacking football that is entertaining and gratifying. We are ahead of schedule.”
Mario Balotelli was shown a straight red card for a dangerous tackle during what was probably his last game for Olympique Marseille.
Alex Meret insists “this season was a positive one” for Napoli and “Italy’s goal is to win” the European Under-21 Championship.
Coach Gigi Di Biagio has named the 26-man long-list as Italy prepare to host the European Under-21 Championship, including Alex Meret, Sandro Tonali and Patrick Cutrone.
Ghana’s Italian ambassador has given Football Italia an insight into the pitfalls facing young players in the country.
Former Juventus and Italy boss Marcello Lippi has been officially reappointed CT of China.
Viterbese Vice-President Luciano Camilli has been banned from football for five years after assaulting Arezzo patron Giorgio La Cava.
Italy made a winning start to their U-20 World Cup campaign in Poland as they beat Mexico 2-1 on Thursday.
FIFA have formally abandoned plans to expand the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams, remaining at 32 squads in Qatar, but should still have 48 in 2026.
Roberto Donadoni claims he is “itching to get back to Coaching” after spending a year out of the game since parting ways with Bologna.
Serie B side Salernitana have reportedly lined up former Italy CT Giampiero Ventura to take the reins.
Perugia have announced that they have parted company with Coach Alessandro Nesta.
Perugia will reportedly sack Coach and former Italy defender Alessandro Nesta after their elimination from the Serie B playoffs.
Roberto Mancini believes Max Allegri’s time at Juventus had run its course, while Napoli “play the best football” in Serie A and Italy want to do well in Euro 2020.
Yannick Carrasco has put Serie A clubs on red alert after confirming that he is ready to return to Europe this summer.
Italy were forced to settle for a runners-up finish at the European Under-17 Championship after they lost 4-2 to Netherlands in Sunday’s Final.
Italy’s Under-17 team have reached the European Championship Final after beating France 2-1 on Thursday.
The FIGC has announced that it supports Serie A’s stance on a Super Champions League. “We’re against its creation.”
The Serie B playoffs will go ahead as planned after Palermo’s appeal to have them suspended was rejected.
Italy has scrapped its early transfer window as the summer market for its clubs will be open between July 1 and September 2.
Gianluigi Buffon has urged Italy CT Roberto Mancini to recall Mario Balotelli. “He’s great for the national team.”
Gianluigi Buffon confirms Paris Saint-Germain “offered me a renewal and we’ll meet to understand if we both consider it right to go forward.”
Torino striker Andrea Belotti might have played himself back into Italy contention after a recent run of good form.
Radja Nainggolan, Paolo Maldini and Marco Materazzi are among the stars who have reacted to Daniele De Rossi’s exit from Roma.
FIGC chief Gabriele Gravina has revealed that the possibility of playoffs and playouts in Serie A is being explored.