Italy are planning a friendly match against Ukraine in the Peninsula on October 10, 2018.
Nice and Italy striker Mario Balotelli hit out at PSG star Dani Alves for insensitive comments made about Davide Astori.
Italy legend Dino Zoff believes Juventus “are without a shadow of doubt a stronger team than Tottenham Hotspur.”
The public will be able to pay tribute to Fiorentina and Italy defender Davide Astori at the FIGC Coverciano centre on Wednesday.
FIFA chief Gianni Infantino says Italy’s World Cup no-show will prove “a beautiful blow” but backs Russia to host “the most beautiful” tournament in history.
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini says Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane “is among the three or four best strikers in the world”.
Antonio Cassano is “very sad” over the death of Davide Astori, but insists “I still want to play” despite his own congenital heart defect.
Simone Zaza scored his first goal of 2018 during Valencia’s 2-0 win against Real Betis on Sunday, but there was controversy over his celebration.
Genoa and Italy goalkeeper Mattia Perin “can’t believe it’s real” after Fiorentina captain Davide Astori died, aged just 31.
Leonardo Bonucci remembered “the many times we laughed, joked and celebrated together” with Fiorentina captain Davide Astori.
In a moment that now feels tragically prescient, Davide Astori called for games to be suspended after the sudden death of a colleague.
Manuel Pasqual “went out to dinner only a few days ago” with Davide Astori, his former Fiorentina and Italy teammate, who has died aged 31.
The England FA have announced they will “honour” Italy international Davide Astori at Wembley ahead of their friendly on March 27.
Antonio Conte was stunned by the sudden death of Fiorentina and Italy defender Davide Astori. “He was a fantastic guy.”
Cagliari Coach Diego Lopez – former teammate of Davide Astori – was taken ill in shock after news of the Fiorentina defender’s death.
CONI President Giovanni Malagò said calling off Serie A and B games after the death of Davide Astori was “the only decision we could make.”
Fiorentina captain Davide Astori died “of natural causes, which is strange for a professional so closely monitored with no warning signs.”
Former Fiorentina and Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli is “profoundly shocked” and feels “a huge void inside” after the death of Davide Astori.
Italy captain Gigi Buffon sent a heartfelt message after the sudden death of Fiorentina defender Davide Astori. “Your family deserves to know you were a TRULY GOOD PERSON.”
Milan boss Rino Gattuso is ‘a great Coach’ who has always been ‘underestimated,’ according to Marco Materazzi.
Nice striker Mario Balotelli admits he is “ready to come back to Italy. Milan would be difficult, but I like Juventus and Napoli.”
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola believes Antonio Conte is underrated by Chelsea and the Premier League. “Tactically, he is a master.”
Mino Raiola appears to state that he now represents Napoli’s Lorenzo Insigne, including him among a list of his clients.
Mario Balotelli has scored a landmark goal for Nice, their 3,000th in Ligue 1.
Argentina have left Mauro Icardi and Paulo Dybala out of their squad to face Italy and Spain, but Gonzalo Higuain is back.