AZZURRI

Galatasaray boss Cesare Prandelli said Antonio Conte “is the right man for this Italy” after taking over.
Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio called for the fans to “support us” in their Euro play-off with Slovakia.
Antonio Conte will announce his Italy squad on Saturday for Euro 2016 qualifiers against Azerbaijan and Malta.
Fabio Quagliarella is happy with continuity at Torino, hopes for an Italy recall and reflects on similarities between Giampiero Ventura and Antonio Conte.
Dino Zoff backs Juventus to take a result at Atletico Madrid, reflects on a potential two-horse title race and is enthused by Antonio Conte’s Italy.
Marco Verratti scored his first ever PSG goal to beat Barcelona 3-2. “These are the games you dream of as a kid.”
Antonio Conte is reportedly considering Southampton forward Graziano Pelle for his Italy squad, but Andrea Pirlo and Mario Balotelli are in doubt.
Manolo Gabbiadini’s fine form for Sampdoria warrants a call to the Italian national team, according to his agent.
Luigi Di Biagio will name his Italy Under-21 squad on Thursday for the crunch Euro 2015 play-off encounters with Slovakia.
Ex-Liverpool star Jamie Carragher joined Antonio Conte in criticising Mario Balotelli for his work ethic.
Italy are reportedly planning a friendly on November 18 against either Albania or Colombia.
Francesco Totti turns 38 and discusses his rapport with Daniele De Rossi, Gigi Buffon, Antonio Cassano and Italy regrets.
Claudio Lotito has affirmed faith in Stefano Pioli for the time being at Lazio and hit out at those criticising his presence with Italy.
Marco Verratti says that he would prefer Ciro Immobile to Mario Balotelli in his hypothetical fantasy league team.
Marco Verratti calls Antonio Conte’s training sessions ‘strange’, and expects only one from himself, Daniele De Rossi and Andrea Pirlo to start for Italy.
Andrea Belotti bagged his first Serie A brace against Napoli, but his agent reveals the Palermo striker almost joined them.
Antonio Conte warned “there is a lot of work to be done” before Italy can consider winning Euro 2016.
Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio feels Roma can succeed in Italy and Europe. “This team has no defects.”
Italy will play their European Under-21 Championship qualification play-off with Slovakia on October 10 and 14.
Salvatore ‘Totò’ Schillaci reveals why he “refused to take a penalty” in the Italia ’90 shoot-out against Argentina.
Antonio Conte has warned Mario Balotelli that his Italy squad will be a meritocracy, insisting only those who perform for their clubs will be considered.
Antonio Conte has spoken about his departure from Juventus, saying the time was right for him to leave the Serie A champions.
Antonio Conte has celebrated Alessandro Florenzi’s particular celebration for Roma yesterday and would even allow it for Italy.
FIGC director general Michele Uva has reacted to recent episodes of football-related violence, saying that it is ‘not just an Italian phenomenon’.
Police in England are investigating racist abuse aimed at Italy and Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli on Twitter.