AZZURRI

Leonardo Bonucci warned Mario Balotelli “must learn to be part of a group” if the Liverpool striker wants an Italy recall.
Former Parma, Juventus and Bologna striker Marco Di Vaio has announced that he will retire from playing at the end of this month.
Antonio Conte is still expected to call up a number of new faces to his Italy squad for Euro 2016 qualification, including Graziano Pelle and Daniele Rugani.
Andrea Barzagli’s extended absence from the Juventus set-up has been explained away as an injury relapse.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers warned Mario Balotelli he “needs to improve” after a £16m move from Milan.
Gigi Di Biagio named his Italy Under-21 squad for the crucial European Championship play-offs with Slovakia.
Italy will reportedly play Albania on November 18, two days after taking on Croatia at San Siro.
The English Football Association has confirmed that England will face Italy in two friendlies, the first of which will take place at the end of March.
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.