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Saturday June 21 2014
Maradona: 'Insigne key for Italy'

Diego Armando Maradona sees Lorenzo Insigne as the key for Italy’s World Cup showdown with Uruguay.

The Azzurri need at least a point on Tuesday in order to progress in the tournament.

“Italians are always tough to beat and in the moments of difficulty they find that incredible team spirit, like few sides in the world are capable of,” Maradona told Il Mattino newspaper.

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Friday June 20 2014
Insigne: 'It could've been worse'

Lorenzo Insigne believes Italy “did well to avoid conceding another” after their 1-0 defeat to Costa Rica.

“There wasn’t that much pressure on us, but it was an important game that could’ve given us qualification already,” the Napoli talent told Sky Sport Italia.

“It was tough from the bench and on the field, as Costa Rica played well and we fought to the end in order to get a result.

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Thursday June 12 2014
Benitez: How to stop Pirlo…

Rafa Benitez has advised England on how to approach Andrea Pirlo and says they have the players to trouble Italy.

The Three Lions begin their World Cup campaign in Group D against the Italians on Saturday night, with particular attention in both camps being on how England may handle marking the Juventus midfielder.

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Thursday June 12 2014
Verratti to determine Italy shape?

The Gazzetta dello Sport speculate Italy’s formation and personnel to start against England may depend on Marco Verratti’s fitness.

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Wednesday June 11 2014
Immobile-Insigne for England?

Ciro Immobile and Lorenzo Insigne played together in Italy training today, while Marco Verratti returned to action.

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Tuesday June 10 2014
Insigne on Immobile and Verratti

Lorenzo Insigne would relish a Pescara reunion with Ciro Immobile and Marco Verratti for Italy. “We understand each other with a glance.”

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Tuesday June 10 2014
Insigne 'understands' Italy anger

Lorenzo Insigne “understands” Giuseppe Rossi or Mattia Destro’s anger after he beat them to a World Cup spot.

The Napoli starlet spoke at a Press conference from the Azzurri’s training camp ahead of Saturday’s World Cup opener with England.

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Tuesday June 10 2014
‘Immobile, Insigne are imaginative’

Former Napoli forward Careca has backed Naples-natives Lorenzo Insigne and Ciro Immobile to impress for Italy at the World Cup.

The duo have come to the fore of public attention heading into a final week of training before kicking off against England on Saturday, for their goals netted in last weekend’s practice match with Fluminense.

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Monday June 9 2014
Italy’s pre-tournament burst

Italy showed improved signs in their final warm-up game ahead of the World Cup, thanks in particular to some former Pescara players, writes Livio Caferoglu. 

“Where is the victory?” they said. “Italy can’t win anymore,” they said. “Embarrassing. A mini Korea,” they said. Then was it only fitting that the newspapers were in for a rude awakening once Italy had showcased some of their most exciting football in recent memory on Sunday.

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Monday June 9 2014
‘Immobile understanding clear’

Lorenzo Insigne admits his Pescara past with Ciro Immobile is there to see with Italy, even he asserts that what counts are official games.

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