AZZURRI

Luka Modric believes Croatia will 'beat Italy', and aims for first place in the Euro 2016 qualifier group.
England manager Roy Hodgson says Italy have made ‘great progress’ under Antonio Conte, and praises Juventus.
Andrea Bertolacci will not feature for Italy against England, having been ruled out with an injury.
Frosty relations between Juventus’ ownership and the Italian national team continue, with reports Fiat will drop its sponsorship of the Azzurri.
Claudio Marchisio is remarkably ready to resume training with the Juventus squad tomorrow and could face Empoli.
Gigi Buffon, Alessandro Florenzi and Andrea Bertolacci shook off problems to train ahead of Italy-England.
Giorgio Chiellini named “terrifying” Theo Walcott as the main danger for Italy defenders against England.
Antonio Conte has been given a warm welcome so far in Turin and Juventus fan groups appealed for calm.
Italy could recall starlets like Marco Verratti for the European Under-21 Championship, said Gigi Di Biagio.
England manager Roy Hodgson said he’ll use an “experimental” side in Tuesday’s Italy friendly.
Zenit defender Domenico Criscito sent a controversial tweet after he was again snubbed by the Italy squad.
Simone Zaza admits he is “not satisfied” with his performance after Italy drew 2-2 with Bulgaria in a Euro 2016 qualifier.
Antonio Conte’s Italy bench remains in doubt with Francesco Guidolin, Alberto Zaccheroni and Luciano Spalletti among options.
Ignazio Abate and Davide Santon have been added to the Italy squad for Tuesday’s friendly with England.
Andrea Barzagli hopes for a “relaxed atmosphere” in Turin against England and slammed Antonio Conte controversy.
Andrea Bertolacci revealed he played for 20 minutes with a dislocated shoulder in Italy’s 2-2 draw with Bulgaria.
Antonio Conte told Italy newcomers they must prove “they have the right to be in this group” against England.
Coach Ivaylo Petev felt Bulgaria “dropped two points” in their 2-2 draw with Italy after a late equaliser.
Antonio Conte found Italy’s performance in Bulgaria “comforting,” although they must work on leaving huge gaps through the middle.
Inter full-back Davide Santon has been added to the Italy squad for Tuesday’s friendly with England.
Antonio Conte warned critics – and Juventus – that he “can’t just let some things slide. I have the memory of an elephant.”
Luca Antonelli felt Italy paid for a brief period of distraction in their 2-2 draw with Bulgaria.
Salvatore Sirigu reveals he only knew he’d face Bulgaria a few hours beforehand and welcomed Oriundo Eder.
Giorgio Chiellini made an appeal to media and Juventus to “surround the Nazionale with positivity and not stir up trouble.”
Eder was “so very happy” to score on his Italy debut in a 2-2 draw with Bulgaria and shrugged off the Oriundi debate.