Roma legend Francesco Totti “took it very badly” when Italy were eliminated from the World Cup, and wants Damiano Tommasi as head of the FIGC.
Giuseppe Rossi is making his Serie A comeback for Genoa after almost 10 months out with a knee injury.
Andrea Pirlo reveals the secrets behind his free-kicks - “I’d tell myself it was impossible not to score”.
Fabio Cannavaro believes Italian football must be “selfish” and prioritise Italian players over foreigners.
The Gran Gala del Calcio was held tonight, with Maurizio Sarri named best Coach and Gianluigi Buffon best player.
Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon says Napoli have “a unique philosophy” and insists he’d play for Italy at 60 if they needed him.
Carlo Tavecchio says he “always did well” as FIGC President, noting “I didn’t play in the two games with Sweden…”
Vincenzo Montella says it’s “too soon” to take the Italy job, and says Milan sacked him because “it’s always the Coach’s fault”.
Vincenzo Montella has refused to rule out taking the Italy job after leaving Milan but says he will take a break from football before his next move.
Bologna boss Roberto Donadoni believes Mattia Destro and Simone Verdi have what it takes to become Italy regulars.
Zenit St Petersburg boss Roberto Mancini opened the door to the Italy job. “It would be a great honour and is the ultimate dream.”
Mario Balotelli gave away wads of cash, smashed a plasma screen and stuffed parking tickets into his locker at Manchester City, but Roberto Mancini was “irrational.”
Bayern Munich chief Uli Hoeness claims Carlo Ancelotti’s staff was the reason for his dismissal. “Every day there was a fight.”
Simone Zaza discussed his Italy nightmare, struggling with life at West Ham and commitment to Valencia. “I need some stability.”
Lionel Messi tips Manchester City or PSG for the Champions League, but wants Milan and Inter back in the tournament. “It’s just not the same.”
Carlo Ancelotti is set to turn down an offer to lead Saudi Arabia to the World Cup, according to reports in Italy.
The head of Italian Coaches claims Carlo Tavecchio was hung out to dry by the FIGC and that Giampiero Ventura failed due to not handling pressure.
Alessandro Del Piero has described Calciopoli as “an atomic bomb”, the effects of which are still being felt in Italian football.
Watford have reportedly lined up former Italy CT Giampiero Ventura if Marco Silva leaves for Everton.
Torino striker Andrea Belotti insists “the goals will come again” and reveals “I won’t support anyone at the World Cup.”
Schalke winger Daniel Caligiuri has reiterated his desire to play for Italy. “I hope I’m given the chance…”
Domenico Criscito “had direct contact with Napoli, but not just them,” confirmed the Zenit St Petersburg defender’s agent.
Spain and Barcelona legend Xavi is “very sorry” for Gianluigi Buffon, after Italy missed out on the World Cup.
The FIFA regulations dictate that it is theoretically possible for Italy to replace Peru at the World Cup, but it’s highly unlikely.
Francesco Totti says “it’s all down to us” when asked about Roma’s Champions League campaign, and shrugs off Italy’s World Cup failure.