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Tuesday January 24 2012
Nocerino: 'Scudetto and Euros'

Antonio Nocerino has made his wishes for 2012: “I want to win the Scudetto with Milan, then play Euro 2012 for Italy.”

The midfielder was signed in the final minutes of the summer transfer market for just €500,000 from Palermo, but has become one of the key players at San Siro.

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Tuesday January 24 2012
Di Natale has Euro 2012 hope

Antonio Di Natale is hoping to be named in the Italy squad for Euro 2012. “I haven’t booked my holiday yet…”

The Udinese hitman is expected to be recalled to the set-up next month for the friendly against America.

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Monday January 23 2012
Totti open to Italy return

Francesco Totti is open to the prospect of a return to the Italian national team in time for Euro 2012, should fitness prevail.

In an interview with RAI, the Roma captain, who this weekend broke Gunnar Nordahl’s record for most goals scored for a single club in Serie A, confirmed that he wouldn’t rule out a return to the Azzurri.

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Sunday January 22 2012
Prandelli open to Totti return

Cesare Prandelli has opened the door for Francesco Totti’s return at Euro 2012. “Why not? If he’s in good shape...”

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Friday January 20 2012
Lippi: Not finished yet

Marcello Lippi insists his coaching career is not at an end as he again reiterates the desire to Coach at the 2014 World Cup.

The 63-year-old, who has won 14 major honours at club and international level as a Coach, has been out of work since ending an unsuccessful second spell in charge of the Italian national team after the 2010 World Cup.

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Thursday January 19 2012
Italy confirm Holland friendly

Italy will play a prestigious friendly against 2010 World Cup Finalists Holland in Amsterdam in February 2013.

The FIGC confirmed this afternoon that the Azzurri will take to the field at the Amsterdam Arena on February 6, 2013.

The last time these two sides faced off was on November 14, 2009, when their friendly in Pescara ended goalless.

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Tuesday January 17 2012
Viviano targeting Italy return

Emiliano Viviano is targeting a return to the Italian national team after his January switch to Palermo.

The 26-year-old completed a reported €5m transfer to the Sicilian outfit last week, after they bought out Genoa’s 50 per cent share in his contract.

Having recently made a return to training after six months out with a serious knee injury, Viviano took time to reassure Rosanero fans at his unveiling of his fitness and determination to do well.

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Monday January 16 2012
Schelotto reiterates Italy dream

Playing for the Italian national side is high on the wish-list of Atalanta’s Argentine-born Ezequiel Schelotto.

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Saturday January 14 2012
Cannavaro and Crespo join Indian League

Italy legend Fabio Cannavaro and Parma’s Hernan Crespo have confirmed they’ll play in the new Indian Premier League.

“I’m back on the field with the Indian Football Association, West Bengal ;-)” wrote the 2006 World Cup winner on his Twitter feed just six months after he retired.

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Friday January 13 2012
Santon has Euro 2012 dream

Davide Santon still has hopes for making Italy’s squad for this summer’s European Championships in Poland and Ukraine.

Versatile full-back Santon broke on to the international stage at a young age, being handed a full debut at just 18 in 2009 and travelling to South Africa as part of the Azzurri’s 2009 Confederations Cup squad.

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