AZZURRI

Rafael Benitez has revealed that he will be at the Italy-Armenia game on Tuesday, and has admitted that he can’t wait to experience San Paolo as a fan.
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete has defended Mario Balotelli, claiming that the Milan forward is ‘in the eye of the storm’.
Italy Under-21 boss Luigi Di Biagio has claimed that his side will not have previous encounters in their minds when they face Belgium.
Carlo Ancelotti has reflected that continuing links of a future with Roma or the Italian national team may never come true.
As Italy train today in Naples, Mario Balotelli is reported as ‘available’ for tomorrow night’s World Cup qualifier with Armenia.
Gianluca Vialli has given his backing to a potential Azzurri strike-partnership of Mario Balotelli and Francesco Totti.
Italy arrived in Naples this evening, but Mario Balotelli hit headlines for striking a camera crew.
Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio is confident people will see “a different Italy” against Belgium in tomorrow’s qualifier.
Italy will play Germany on November 15 and Nigeria in London on November 18.
Antonio Cassano “doesn’t know why” Cesare Prandelli won’t call him up for Italy. “Never mind, I won’t cry about it.”
Lorenzo Insigne can’t wait to play for Italy against Armenia in Naples. “I bought 20 tickets for my whole family.”
Mario Balotelli “is feeling better” and scored in today’s game between ranks ahead of Tuesday’s qualifier with Armenia.
Roberto Donadoni insists “Antonio Cassano has the same chance of going to the World Cup as Francesco Totti.”
Marco Verratti and Lorenzo Insigne are fit to face Armenia on Tuesday, but questions remain over Mario Balotelli.
Italy legend Fulvio Collovati criticised the current Azzurri set-up’s defence and Gigi Buffon “is not as reactive as he was.”
Mario Balotelli will stay with the Italy squad despite more fitness problems ahead of Tuesday’s game with Armenia.
Giorgio Chiellini laughed off rumours linking Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli to Juventus and defended Mario Balotelli.
Riccardo Montolivo was only “semi-satisfied” with Italy’s 2-2 draw in Denmark last night.
World Cup and Ballon d’Or winner Fabio Cannavaro believes there’s a reason Italy lack great defenders now.
Dani Osvaldo’s splendid goal and a last-gasp Alberto Aquilani equaliser provided the drama in Denmark 2-2 Italy.
Denmark Coach Morten Olsen admits Alberto Aquilani’s last-gasp equaliser was “one of the most horrible moments.”
Cesare Prandelli hopes his experimental Italy can “learn” the lessons of their 2-2 draw in Denmark last night.
Thiago Motta is open to taking any midfield role for Italy after he impressed in front of the defence against Denmark.
Andrea Ranocchia concedes he struggled tactically with Italy against Denmark after playing in a three-man defence for Inter.
Federico Balzaretti took the blame for Nicklas Bendtner’s brace. “I made mistakes and I apologise for that.”