Leonardo Bonucci will reportedly be on the bench for Italy against Liechtenstein, as they can’t risk his suspension ahead of the Spain clash.
Riccardo Orsolini has won the Golden Boot as top scorer in the Under-20 World Cup after Italy got the bronze medal.
Napoli are offering €5m plus Luigi Sepe for Italy Under-21 goalkeeper Alessio Cragno, but Cagliari want €10m.
Lorenzo Pellegrini and Matteo Darmian look set to start tonight as Italy host Liechtenstein in a World Cup qualifier.
Italy have finished third in the Under-20 World Cup after Alessandro Plizzari’s penalty shoot-out heroics against Uruguay.
Liechtenstein Coach Rene Pauritsch warns they kept Italy out for 45 minutes before and can do it for even longer in tonight’s World Cup qualifier.
Giampiero Ventura confirmed Sassuolo midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini should start for Italy against Liechtenstein, but warned “don’t expect a goalfest.”
The squad numbers for the Italy players in tomorrow’s World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein have been confirmed.
Gigi Buffon admits “this could be my final year” as a player, so it’s only right Juventus and Italy seek his heirs, but shows respect for Liechtenstein.
The Coppa Italia Final has been moved from May 27 to May 9, 2018, allowing the Italy squad to prepare earlier for the World Cup.
Southampton striker Manolo Gabbiadini has “no regrets” about his time at Napoli, but feels the Italian media ignores him in the Premier League.
Giampiero Ventura has two doubts for Italy going into tomorrow’s World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein, but the 4-2-4 remains intact.
Italy Under-20s boss Alberigo Evani believes third place at the U-20 World Cup “would be a fair reward for these young lads”.
Ciro Immobile says he feels “compelled” to help Italy’s youngsters as Gigio Donnarumma is making “a great choice” with the Under-21s.
Italy Under-21 Coach Luigi Di Biagio believes he has “one of the strongest” squads in the tournament.
Marco Verratti’s agent has slammed the FIGC for not adopting reserve teams, “which shows the backwardness” of Italian football’s governing body.
Juventus have announced that Claudio Marchisio suffered only “a mild groin strain” for Italy last night.
Italy Under 20s took the lead against England in the World Cup semi-final, but a disastrous second half display saw them crash out.
Claudio Marchisio has pulled out of the Italy squad with an injury, with Inter’s Roberto Gagliardini replacing him.
Claudio Marchisio is out of Italy’s World Cup qualifier with Liechtenstein after limping off during the 3-0 win over Uruguay.
Riccardo Montolivo admits it “felt like a third debut” on his Italy comeback against Uruguay, having been out of the Azzurri jersey for almost a year.
Atalanta full-back Leonardo Spinazzola confessed he felt “indescribable emotions” on his full senior Italy debut against Uruguay.
Stephan El Shaarawy said “confidence is fundamental for me and I have more of it” after Italy’s 3-0 friendly win over Uruguay.
Eder insists Italy “believe we can do well in Spain” in September’s World Cup qualifier after sweeping Uruguay aside 3-0 in a friendly.
Giampiero Ventura feels Italy are “slowly achieving” the targets set after their 3-0 friendly victory over Uruguay helped build confidence.