AZZURRI

Daniele De Rossi said Italy should have “a healthy fear” going into their clash with Costa Rica, as he’s familiar with Recife.
Daniele De Rossi insisted he is “not irreplaceable” in the Italy squad and described their “complementary” midfield.
Emanuele Giaccherini says he is happy in England but hinted today that he may be open to a move to Roma this summer.
It is reported that Torino have rejected a bid by Everton to sign the club’s forward Alessio Cerci.
Salvatore Sirigu admits he would never have expected to have played in a World Cup match this time four years ago.
Mario Balotelli’s agent says only 10 clubs at the most would be able to afford to sign his client.
Gigi Buffon and Mattia De Sciglio are back training for Italy today as they continue their preparations for their World Cup match against Costa Rica.
Alberto Aquilani’s agent says there are no new developments regarding his client’s current contract situation at Fiorentina.
Luis Suarez has declared himself ‘100 per cent fit’ to face England in Sao Paulo on Thursday evening.
Paolo Maldini has praised the Italy squad for this summer’s World Cup, picking out several individuals for commendation.
Paolo Maldini was pleased with Italy’s performance against England last Saturday, but the former defender insists there is still more to come.
Mario Balotelli again showed his humorous side by taking a picture of a World Cup sticker album with his face in the place of every Italy player.
Salvatore Sirigu thinks he made the correct decision to join PSG from Palermo, saying it has been a good life experience.
Italy’s Salvatore Sirigu says he is proud to represent the island of Sardinia at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Italy’s Salvatore Sirigu expects a tough match when the Azzurri take on Costa Rica in their second World Cup 2014 encounter.
Italy's Salvatore Sirigu says there is no battle between himself and Gigi Buffon for the Azzurri’s goalkeeping spot.
Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas says it would be a dream to face Italy counterpart Gigi Buffon this coming Friday.
There are reports that Gianluigi Buffon and Mattia De Sciglio will be back fit to play some part in Italy’s World Cup group stage.
Daniele De Rossi and Andrea Barzagli both missed Italy’s training session this morning, and could be potential injury worries.
Franco Baresi has backed Italy to do well at this summer’s World Cup, and thinks that the England game was the best of the tournament so far.
Jose Mourinho has explained why England-Italy is ‘the best game of the World Cup’ so far and praised Cesare Prandelli for his tactics.
Francesco Toldo has praised Salvatore Sirigu for showing no fear and doing the right thing in deputising for Gigi Buffon in the Italy goal.
Demetrio Albertini hopes that FIFA will allow for time-outs during Italy’s next two World Cup fixtures, after the experience in Manaus.
Daniele De Rossi has warned Italy of the pitfall facing Costa Rica in Recife represents later this week.
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete has explained his ‘satisfaction’ at Italy’s win over England, but warned that there is still work to do.