NEWS
Saturday May 28 2016
Atletico Madrid wanted Insigne
There are reports Atletico Madrid saw a €30m offer for Lorenzo Insigne turned down by Napoli.
 
The homegrown talent had a splendid campaign, providing 12 goals and 10 Serie A assists.
 
According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Diego Simeone was also impressed with Insigne and prepared an offer close to €30m around two weeks ago.
 
However, Napoli have no intention of selling their only local player - a fan favourite - who will turn 25 next month.
 
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Wednesday May 25 2016
Euro 2016 Squad Selector: Insigne

In the run-up to Euro 2016, Football Italia will be asking who Antonio Conte should select in his Italy squad. Vincent Van Genechten believes Lorenzo Insigne should be a no-brainer.

Lorenzo Insigne and the Azzurri, it hasn’t been a very happy marriage the past couple of years. The Napoli playmaker received just his first cap since the 2014 World Cup in Brazil during Italy’s friendly encounter with Spain in March.

Antonio Conte selected the 24-year-old on a couple of occasions during the qualification campaign for Euro 2016, but Insigne was left on the bench during the home encounter with Malta and left the squad with a minor knee injury before games against Azerbaijan and Norway in October.

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NEWS
Tuesday May 24 2016
‘Defence Italy’s certainty’

Italy CT Antonio Conte says the Juventus is defence “is a certainty from which we start”.

Both the Bianconeri and the Azzurri rely on Gigi Buffon and the ‘BBC’ in defence - Andrea Barzagli, Leonardo Bonucci and Giorgio Chiellini.

With Juve having wrapped-up a fifth Scudetto in a row - three of which were won under Conte - the Italy Coach is building his team from the back.

“Definitely, for us the defence is a certainty from which we start,” Conte acknowledged in a Press conference at Coverciano.

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NEWS
Tuesday May 17 2016
'Insigne obvious for Euros'

Lorenzo Insigne's agent is not surprised by the Napoli player's call-up for the Azzurri: 'It was obvious all along'.

In spite of some past disagreements with Coach Antonio Conte, the 24-year-old striker managed the list of Azzurri called up for a Euro 2016 training camp.

“The call-up was obvious all along,” his agent Antonio Ottaiano told Canale 9. “I can't imagine Insigne out of the group that will be called up for France.

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NEWS
Wednesday May 4 2016
Insigne cut from Euro squad?

Antonio Conte is set to have an Italy training retreat on May 18-21, but a return to 3-5-2 could cut Lorenzo Insigne.

The Coach is preparing for the tournament in France this summer, which begins against Belgium on June 13.

He is expected to call a training retreat at Coverciano from May 18 to 21, obviously not including Juventus and Milan players involved in the Coppa Italia Final on May 21.

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NEWS
Thursday April 21 2016
‘Insigne can be Napoli’s Totti’

Lorenzo Insigne’s agent says 'we hope he can become Napoli’s Totti, the renewal isn’t important but he must become a cornerstone of the project.’

The 24-year-old is a product of the Vesuviani youth system and has had an impressive season with the San Paolo outfit, scoring 12 goals in 33 Serie A appearances.

Agent Fabio Andreotti is planning a long-term future for the forward at the club, believing he can become a similar figure to Francesco Totti at Roma.

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NEWS
Friday April 15 2016
Montella: 'Totti, don't end bitterly'

Sampdoria Coach Vincenzo Montella thanks his fans and discusses Roma's Luciano Spalletti and Francesco Totti.

The former striker became the Giallorossi's Coach following the resignation of Claudio Ranieri in 2011. He went on take the reins of Fiorentina, and he earned such respect among the fans that he was applauded two weeks ago during Fiorentina-Sampdoria.

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NEWS
Wednesday March 30 2016
Insigne agent: ‘Renewal? Not now…’

Lorenzo Insigne’s agent says a Napoli renewal will only be discussed at “the end of the season”.

The 24-year-old has been a key man for the Vesuviani this season, scoring 11 goals and providing 10 assists to help his team to within three points of the Serie A summit.

As a Neapolitan native, the Italian international grew up supporting the club, but one of his representatives says there’s no rush to discuss a new contract.

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Tuesday March 29 2016
‘Zaza not thinking about transfer’

Simone Zaza’s agent assures “we’re far from any transfer talk” as his client targets a place at Euro 2016.

The Juventus striker looks set to start for Italy in tonight’s friendly against Germany, despite just four Serie A starts this season.

Despite that lack of game time, Zaza has scored four League goals, and his representative says he’s not seeking a move away from Turin.

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Tuesday March 29 2016
Agent: ‘Insigne must go to Euros’

Lorenzo Insigne’s agent says the Napoli playmaker is “indispensable” for Antonio Conte’s Italy squad.

The 24-year-old came off the bench and scored in Thursday’s friendly draw with Spain, but had been left out of previous squads after pulling out of a European Championship qualifier with injury.

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