As Alessandro Diamanti admits that he is struggling with the climate in China, Mark Siglioccolo asks if he can handle the heat in Brazil.
After achieving so much and with more success on its way, Jeremy Lim ponders whether Juventus can take the next steps to remain top of the pile.
Samir Handanovic was outstanding against Sampdoria, but as the ‘new’ Inter takes shape Luca Cetta asks if his Nerazzurri future is in doubt.
Richard Thomas profiles Italy’s World Cup wildcard Federico Bernardeschi, who despite his probable exclusion for Brazil seems set for a bright future.
Richard Thomas says blame lies on both sides of the ongoing civil war at Lazio but that results on the pitch could still ease the pressure on Claudio Lotito.
Sicilian football has seen plenty of change over the past year, as Lorenzo Vicini explains.
Long considered the most naturally gifted Italian forward since Roberto Baggio, Mark Siglioccolo asks if Antonio Cassano can lead Italy at the World Cup.
Could Ciro Immobile have done any more to convince Cesare Prandelli of a place at the World Cup? George Rinaldi doesn’t think so.
Comic relief or deserving deputy? Jeremy Lim thinks Andrea Ranocchia can be more of the latter playing backup for Italy at the World Cup.
Francesco Totti last represented Italy in 2006, but as he continues to shine for Roma, Luca Cetta assesses calls for his return.