NEWS

FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio hopes for “a positive debut” as Antonio Conte’s Italy take on Norway tonight.
Gigi Di Biagio was proud of Italy’s Under-21 play-off qualification, but warned “we cannot always fight back.”
Italy are through to the European Under-21 Championship play-offs after thrashing Cyprus 7-1, even if they went a goal down.
Gigi Buffon is in negotiations with Juventus for a contract extension, said his agent, but “there’s no rush.”
Michelangelo Albertazzi said his new Milan teammate Fernando Torres “is already fired up” for his debut.
Atalanta President Antonio Percassi announced the Stadio Azzurri d’Italia will be restructured within 2017.
Javier Zanetti will be the Inter ambassador around the world, but admits he wants “to stay close to the team.”
Costa Rica international Giancarlo ‘Pipo’ Gonzalez “couldn’t say no” to Palermo after Columbus Crew.
After Douglas Maicon in Brazil, there are reports Fiorentina’s Stefan Savic got into a row within the Montenegro squad.
Gianluca Vialli has given his backing to former teammate Antonio Conte, as he prepares for his competitive debut as Italy Coach.
Fabrizio Corsi admits that welcoming Roma in Week 2 is a ‘big event’ for his Empoli, who ‘must have courage’.
Federico Balzaretti admits that his long-term injury has brought him to tears, but he is determined to fight back to full fitness.
Benoit Cauet says he is surprised by young compatriot Kingsley Coman’s immediate impact at Juventus.
Milan Badelj says he has been dreaming of a move to Fiorentina since his childhood, but he won’t encourage comparisons to David Pizarro.
Douglas Maicon is expected to meet with Rudi Garcia today, with the Roma Coach reportedly ready to reaffirm his faith in the defender.
Antonio Conte downplays Claudio Lotito’s presence with Italy, and confirms Andrea Pirlo and Marco Verratti will likely compete for one place.
Pippo Inzaghi reiterates that Milan’s mentality will be to take things game by game, and to not set any long-term objectives.
Lucas Biglia thinks Lazio have made a great signing in bringing Santiago Gentiletti to Serie A this summer.
Former Italy defender Beppe Bergomi has criticised players who opt to retire from international football.
Atalanta President Antonio Percassi has rejected claims that he sold Giacomo Bonaventura too cheaply to Milan.
New Celtic signing John Guidetti has revealed that he was wanted by a couple of Serie A clubs this summer.
Inter-owned Ricky Alvarez will be a success at Sunderland, says new teammate Santiago Vergini.
Bryan Cristante has revealed why he chose to leave Italian giants Milan for Benfica this summer.
A trio of right-backs are understood to be on the transfer radar of Juventus given that they could be available for nothing next June.
The agent of Juan Cuadrado has arrived in Tuscany for contract talks with Fiorentina, reports La Nazione.
Boss Antonio Conte will make two changes to the Italy side that beat Holland when they face Norway on Tuesday.
Angelo Palombo insists he wants to play on for Sampdoria for as long as possible. “I’m not thinking of retirement yet.”
Borja Valero has admitted his Fiorentina outfit have the objective of finishing the Serie A season in the top three.
Juventus legend Giampiero Boniperti seems satisfied with the club’s decision in replacing Antonio Conte with Massimiliano Allegri.
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Leonardo Bonucci has praised former Juventus and current Italy Coach Antonio Conte for his work with the Azzurri so far.
Antonio Conte labels Norway as ‘a tricky team’ and asserts his Italy will have a competitive and respectful mindset.
Italy Coach Antonio Conte has made clear that there is no rift with Juventus over Giorgio Chiellini’s injury situation.
Juventus have confirmed that Giorgio Chiellini has an edema in his calf and that he will undergo further tests shortly.
Former Milan player and current youth team Coach Stefano Eranio has backed Fernando Torres to succeed at San Siro.

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