‘Cassano club form key’
Former Parma player Luigi Apolloni says Antonio Cassano’s club form has made it impossible for Cesare Prandelli to ignore him any longer.
‘Prandelli shows human side’
Aldo Dolcetti believes Cesare Prandelli’s decision to call Milan’s Stephan El Shaarawy into his 42-man Italy squad shows his human side.
Romulo’s World Cup ‘dream’
The agent of Romulo has given his reaction to his client’s call-up to Italy’s 42-man squad to undergo physical tests ahead of this summer’s World Cup.
El Shaarawy included by Azzurri
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli has included Milan’s Stephan El Shaarawy in his 42-man squad to undergo physical performance tests early next week.
Prandelli to name Italy group
Speculation is growing as to who Cesare Prandelli will name for Italy’s tests next week, as he is expected to present his list today.
‘If Buffon says Scuffet is ready…’
Francesco Guidolin is satisfied that Simone Scuffet is ready to go to the World Cup, if Gianluigi Buffon says so.
Prandelli: Without Pirlo and Buffon…
Cesare Prandelli has emphasised the value of Andrea Pirlo and Gianluigi Buffon and says Domenico Berardi perhaps needs to mature.
Panini ignore World Cup potentials
Panini have unveiled their stickers for the World Cup in Brazil, but Italy are without Mattia Destro, Antonio Cassano and other potentials.
De Sanctis ‘no’ to Azzurri
Roma goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis has distanced himself from speculation linking him with a World Cup call-up.
Italy drop to ninth
Italy have dropped one place to ninth in FIFA’s latest World Rankings, which were announced this morning.
Prandelli: Italian support must improve
Cesare Prandelli has called on support of the Italian national team and Italian teams abroad to increase and improve.
Zola wants Cassano in Brazil
Gianfranco Zola believes Parma’s Antonio Cassano has done more than enough to deserve a place in Italy’s World Cup squad.
Toni reveals World Cup ambition
Luca Toni has revealed his ambition to be called up for the World Cup this summer, after an impressive season with Verona.
Destro to miss Italy call, but…
Mattia Destro is seen as almost certain to miss next week’s tests with the Italy squad, but could be handed a final chance in May.
Buffon on Scuffet and Destro
Gigi Buffon believes Udinese goalkeeper Simone Scuffet “deserves a place at the World Cup” and is sorry for Mattia Destro.
Toni: 'I'm a World Cup candidate'
Verona hitman Luca Toni assures he has every reason to hope for a World Cup call. “If someone without a goal can hope...”
Rome's Olimpico up for Euro 2020
San Siro will not be considered as a venue for Euro 2020, but Rome’s Stadio Olimpico is an option.
Destro handed three match ban
Roma forward Mattia Destro has today been handed a three match ban for punching Cagliari defender Davide Astori.
Destro risks video evidence ban
Roma forward Mattia Destro risks a ban using video evidence and the FIGC confirm he could fall foul of Italy’s Code of Ethics.
Hodgson: England underdogs
England Coach Roy Hodgson says his side will be up against it in this summer’s World Cup in Brazil.
Toni: 'Why not a World Cup call?'
Luca Toni is happy with his decision to join Verona and said “why not?” to a World Cup call.
Pirlo: 'I can play with Verratti'
Andrea Pirlo assures he is “compatible with Marco Verratti” for Italy, will renew his Juventus contract and left Milan on good terms.
Allegri 'turned down Greece job'
Ex-Milan Coach Massimiliano Allegri turned down the Greece national bench “to be free for a club next season.”
Verratti on Juve, Italy and angry Ibra
Marco Verratti is learning from Andrea Pirlo, mustn’t get Zlatan Ibrahimovic angry, won’t close the door to Juventus, but is “happy at PSG.”
Rossi yes, Jorginho no?
It’s reported Giuseppe Rossi will be at Italy’s pre-World Cup fitness tests, but FIFA could block Jorginho’s call-up.
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