AZZURRI

Mario Balotelli has revealed that he is open to the idea of playing in Italy again, but Mino Raiola disagrees.
Mario Balotelli claims “it’s impossible” to win over the Italian people as he is “still angry” at Cesare Prandelli for his treatment at the last World Cup.
Mario Balotelli admits his Italy exile has been “deserved” but is determined to be back “at my best” for the national team.
Cesare Prandelli declares his “long-term” aim at Valencia is to return to the Champions League.
Jose Callejon admits “I miss Spain” but assures he’s “really happy” to have renewed with Napoli.
Marco Verratti believes Mario Balotelli “can give a lot to Italy” if he maintains his form for Nice.
Italy CT Giampiero Ventura says Marco Verratti “must be protected” so he won’t face both Spain and Macedonia.
Italy CT Giampiero Ventura describes the Spain clash as “important, but not decisive”.
Former Salernitana defender Rigobert Song has been rushed to hospital in Yaounde and is reportedly fighting for his life after suffering an aneurysm.
Spain Coach Julen Lopetegui sees similarities between Antonio Conte and Giampiero Ventura and believes Serie A has done some of his players good.
Marco Verratti’s agent warns “it’s unlikely he’ll play his entire career at Paris Saint-Germain, as he’ll seek new adventures.”
Giampiero Ventura has called in Nicola Sansone, Domenico Criscito, Alessio Romagnoli and Matteo Darmian for Italy’s World Cup qualifiers with Spain and Macedonia.
Cesare Prandelli has arrived in Valencia to sign a two-year contract and was greeted at the airport by dozens of reporters.
Giampiero Ventura is expected to call Marco Borriello in place of Simone Zaza and Mario Balotelli for Italy’s World Cup qualifiers with Spain and Macedonia.
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic has compared summer signing Simone Zaza to Dennis Bergkamp.
Matteo Darmian is on the verge of a January move from Manchester United to Inter, claim reports in Italy.
Jose Callejon reveals it was Napoli teammate Pepe Reina who told him of the Spain recall. “I didn’t believe him!”
Spain have called up Jose Callejon for next week’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Italy – the Napoli winger’s first inclusion in almost two years.
Incoming Valencia Coach Cesare Prandelli notes “mine is a Spanish game” but can’t confirm he has the job.
Cesare Prandelli defends his Italy record - “every good thing we did in four years was forgotten because of a single game”.
Alessio Romagnoli has been left out of Luigi Di Biagio’s Italy Under-21 squad, potentially indicating a senior call.
Former Udinese and Italy star Antonio Di Natale believes Ciro Immobile is a “very good player” but would be better utilised as a second striker.
Former Italy CT Cesare Prandelli has reportedly signed a two-year contract to take over Spanish side Valencia.
In this special collection of features, Football Italia mixes archive material with brand new writing to celebrate all that Francesco Totti represents to his club, to his country and to Italian football.
In this special collection of features, Football Italia celebrates all that Francesco Totti represents to his club, to his country and to Italian football.