AZZURRI

Italian international Domenico Criscito will remain in Russia until 2018, after renewing his contract with Zenit St Petersburg.
Italy have returned to being among the top 10 teams in the world, moving up two places and replacing Spain.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio says Serie A needs to be returned to an 18-team League to help the Italian national team.
Max Allegri said Juventus have “absolutely not” won the Scudetto after beating Sassuolo and replied to Antonio Conte.
Journalist Giancarlo Padovan says Antonio Conte is a victim of his own ego after suggesting he’d have Juventus 20 points clear.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio says that the number of foreigners in Italian football is ‘devastating’ the game.
Antonio Conte dismisses suggestions he could take over at Milan next season as a ‘complete lie’ and backs Pippo Inzaghi.
Antonio Conte says his Juventus side would have been 20 points clear of the chasing pack by this stage of the season.
Antonio Conte says Juventus ‘deserve’ a fourth consecutive Scudetto, and admits he misses working on a daily basis.
Antonio Conte has been awarded the Panchina d’Oro, or Golden Bench, for his exploits with Juventus last season.
Simone Zaza points out “Juventus are not unbeatable” for Sassuolo, revealing how the Bianconeri “got into my brain.”
Mario Balotelli is improving thanks to Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers, claims Mino Raiola. “He was never asked to run off the ball before.”
Italy Coach Antonio Conte explains what powers him. “I hate losing. After Perugia I didn’t sleep for five days.”
Antonio Conte hints that before accepting his current role with Italy, he was sought out by Manchester United.
Italy Coach Antonio Conte discusses Mario Balotelli and Antonio Cassano, saying ‘there's work to be done’.
Sebastian Giovinco explains his reasons for leaving Juventus, saying he felt like ‘a burden’ before moving to Toronto FC.
Boca Juniors striker Dani Osvaldo’s girlfriend was carjacked in Buenos Aires last night, report local media.
Palermo striker Paulo Dybala has seemingly ruled out playing for the Italian national team, saying he wants to play with Lionel Messi.
Italy CT Antonio Conte warns young players must be worked harder - ‘maybe we’ve forgotten that a player is also an athlete’.
Sunderland’s Italy international Emanuele Giaccherini is out for the rest of the season.
Former Italy defender Fabio Cannavaro has been given a 10 month jail sentence for entering a property seized by tax authorities.
A FIFA taskforce has recommended that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar be held over November and December.
A friendly between Italy and Holland may be organised, with revenue used to repay the damage caused by Feyenoord hooligans in Rome.
FIFA Presidential candidate Luis Figo has set out his proposals, including a potential 48 nation World Cup.
Palermo’s Franco Vazquez says representing Italy would be an honour for him - and it would make his mother proud too.