AZZURRI

FIGC Commissioner Roberto Fabbricini confirms Carlo Ancelotti “likes the idea of being Italy CT and we’ll know more by the end of April.”
The FIGC’s commissioner Roberto Fabbricini confirms talks with Carlo Ancelotti but “no-one is in pole”.
Carlo Ancelotti is one step away from being confirmed as the new Italy CT, according to reports this morning.
Gigi Buffon is expected to turn down the offer of a few months at Boca Juniors in the Copa Libertadores, according to reports.
Marco Materazzi backs Roberto Mancini for Italy CT, as long as he can “prove he’s worth everything he’s done in his career”.
Juventus legend Alessandro Del Piero says Gianluigi Buffon can help Italy to recover from the disappointment of missing out on the World Cup.
Zenit St Petersburg are looking towards Sinisa Mihajlovic as a replacement if Roberto Mancini leaves to take the Italy job.
It’s reported Roberto Mancini could be on the bench when Italy take on Saudi Arabia on May 28.
The FIGC has announced that Italy will play Saudi Arabia in a friendly in Switzerland on May 28.
CONI President Giovanni Malagò is in favour of VAR in the Champions League, but warns the reaction to Gigi Buffon’s comments were “too partisan.”
Marcello Lippi insists “Italian football is not in crisis”, and says “it’s sad” that Michael Oliver sent off Gianluigi Buffon.
Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon admits “sometimes getting it wrong”, but says Real Madrid and its aftermath was “pure adrenaline”.
Former Italy CT Giampiero Ventura is reportedly being lined up for a return to Udinese, who could sack Massimo Oddo.
Refereeing chief Marcello Nicchi claims he would have sided with Michael Oliver if Gianluigi Buffon’s ‘threatening’ outburst happened in a Serie A game.
Marco Verratti reiterated he wants to remain at Paris Saint-Germain and would pick Carlo Ancelotti as the new Italy Coach.
Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma will make history today as the youngest ever to make his 100th Serie A appearance.
Alberto Zaccheroni confirms he was “very close” to taking the Italy job, but is currently committed to the United Arab Emirates side.
Italy have officially arranged friendlies with Ukraine in October and the USA a month later.
Giampiero Ventura says he ‘can’t wait’ to coach again and explain why he did not bring on Lorenzo Insigne during Italy’s World Cup playoff against Sweden.
Ex-Bayern Munich goalkeeper Oliver Kahn notes Gianluigi Buffon ‘would’ve saved himself’ from two career low points ‘if he’d retired earlier’.
Sassuolo look set to win the race for Italy Under-21 international central defender Marco Varnier.
Andrea Pirlo has named his best opponents and teammates, ahead of his farewell match next month.
Italy have fallen six places in the latest FIFA rankings, to an all-time worst position of 20th.
Today is the 70th birthday of 2006 World Cup-winning CT Marcello Lippi, one of Italy’s greatest Coaches.
Fiorentina full-back Cristiano Biraghi will always keep captain Davide Astori with him after getting a tattoo.