AZZURRI

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.”
It’s reported Giuseppe Rossi will be at Italy’s pre-World Cup fitness tests, but FIFA could block Jorginho’s call-up.
Roy Hodgson assured England will “not sit back against Italy” at the World Cup. “We’ll ask questions of them.”
Cesare Prandelli has reiterated the professional focus he wants from his Italy players, and defended recent comments on their physical condition.
Marco Verratti has admitted that he is uncertain about whether or not he will be called up by Cesare Prandelli for the World Cup.
Cesare Prandelli admits that Italy are not among the favourites for the World Cup, but adds that: “We can beat all the strongest.”
Cesare Prandelli will reportedly include Antonio Cassano in his provisional World Cup squad, but not Francesco Totti or Luca Toni.
Cesare Prandelli is the cover star for The FIFA Weekly, as he is “the epitome of elegance and style.”
Fatih Terim believes Francesco Totti should go to the World Cup and praised Rudi Garcia’s work with Roma.
Giuseppe Rossi is “working day after day to be there for the Coppa Italia Final” Fiorentina-Napoli.
Cesare Prandelli doesn’t want to “put pressure” on Giuseppe Rossi for the World Cup and hailed Giancarlo Antognoni.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic hailed his Paris Saint-Germain teammate Marco Verratti as “world class” ahead of facing Chelsea.
Inter forward Mauro Icardi says he could never opt to play for Italy on the international stage as he feels Argentinian.
Fomer Italy international Giancarlo Antognoni believes the Azzurri will be a major threat at this summer’s World Cup.
Luca Toni says his form this term for Verona is unexpected, but that he did not agree with Fiorentina last summer that his career was over.
Alessio Cerci backs Ciro Immobile over Carlos Tevez and remarks that: “In a 4-3-3 there are few players able to do what I can.”
Mauro Icardi has reiterated where his national ties lie, whilst he thanks Walter Mazzarri for giving him a chance at Inter.
Udinese goalkeeper Simone Scuffet is happy with the praise he has been getting after another highly impressive performance tonight.
Lorenzo Insigne’s agent believes that the Napoli forward can make the World Cup if he continues to play well.
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete has praised the work done by Italian national team boss Cesare Prandelli.
Lorenzo Insigne hopes his fine performance for Napoli against Juventus was seen by Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli.
Simone Scuffet is only 17, but is already tipped for a World Cup place. “It’d be a dream to follow Gigi Buffon’s footsteps.”
Udinese President Franco Soldati has spoken of the pride the club has in rookie goalkeeper Simone Scuffet.
Juventus talisman Andrea Pirlo believes the Old Lady are the right club with which to continue his career.
Eric Cantona has praised the job done by compatriot Rudi Garcia at Roma and also says he would take Francesco Totti to the World Cup.