AZZURRI

Adriano Galliani denied reports Clarence Seedorf has signed a pre-contract deal with Milan, while Cesare Prandelli emerges as an option.
Juventus Coach Antonio Conte admits he’d love to take the Italy job. “It’s a difficult task, but in future I’d like to do it.”
Roma striker Mattia Destro admits he’s thinking about the World Cup after recovering from injury.
Italy’s Under-21 side beat the Serie B Italia team 3-0 with Stefano Beltrame’s brace and Brentford striker Marcello Trotta on target.
Gennaro Gattuso has told Sport Mediaset that he is ‘angry and offended’ after his home was raided as part of the Calcioscommesse scandal.
A second worker has died at the Arena Amazonia in Manaus, which will host Italy-England in the World Cup.
A worker has died after a fall at the Arena Amazonia in Manaus, which will host Italy-England at the World Cup.
Italy will be based at the Portobello Safari Resort in Mangaratiba during next summer’s World Cup in Brazil.
Milan and Italy striker Mario Balotelli is hoping to silence his critics at the World Cup in Brazil next summer.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli is saddened by the Champions League exits of Juventus and Napoli.
Cagliari defender Nicola Murru received his first Italy Under-21 call-up and Genoa’s Mattia Perin returned.
Parma stopper Gabriel Paletta has reiterated that he is ready to play for Italy rather than Argentina if selected.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli says he’s going to Brazil next summer with the intention of bringing home the World Cup.
Fernando Muslera knocked Juventus out with Galatasaray and hopes it can be “an appetiser” for the World Cup.
The FIGC confirmed they have still not chosen Italy’s 2014 World Cup training base, though Mangaritiba is the favourite.
Genoa goalkeeper Mattia Perin could be set for a recall to the Italian Under-21 set-up.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has rejected claims that he’s asked the Lega Serie A to bring forward the end of the season.
Parma midfielder Marco Parolo is hoping his form will be good enough to be involved in the World Cup next summer.
Uruguay international Edinson Cavani is excited to face Italy in the World Cup. “They are one of the best.”
Gigi Buffon warned England goalkeeper Joe Hart he should leave Manchester City if he wants to be at the World Cup.
Giuseppe Rossi has big plans for 2014 and today’s trip to Roma. “Winning with Fiorentina and going to the World Cup are my dreams.”
FIFA have controversially moved the kick-off time of Italy-England forward by three hours, increasing the risk of heatstroke.
Arrigo Sacchi warned Italy’s main contender in World Cup Group D is Uruguay. “We struggled more against them than England.”
Italy face a choice between two training camps for the World Cup – one in a safari park and another close to a nudist beach.
Gianfranco Zola believes Italy “have something more than England” in their World Cup group, outlining strengths and weaknesses.