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Star-studded farewell for Italy legend Andrea Pirlo

Former Italy star Andrea Pirlo took to the pitch for the final time to say goodbye to football in a star-studded testimonial “Night of the Master” tournament at the San Siro on Monday.

Alessandro Costacurta hails Mario Balotelli return, Roberto Mancini vows Italy ‘rebirth’

Top Italian FA official Alessandro Costacurta on Sunday welcomed Roberto Mancini's decision to recall Nice striker Mario Balotelli as the new Italy coach promised a "rebirth" of the national side.

Reports: Roberto Mancini to become new Italy coach

Roberto Mancini has reached an agreement to become the next Italy coach, according to multiple media reports on Tuesday.

Carlo Ancelotti turns down Italy coaching job

Italy have been without a permanent coach since Gian Piero Ventura was sacked after the four-time champions failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years after losing to Sweden in a two-legged playoff in November.

Report: Carlo Ancelotti offered Italy job

Carlo Ancelotti has been offered the vacant role of head coach of the Italian national side, according to Sky.

Mario Balotelli ‘disappointed’ at Italy snub

Mario Balotelli has admitted he was disappointed not to be called into the latest Italy squad, but he says he is now mature enough to respond in the right way and try to earn a recall in the near future.

Alessandro Costacurta: New Italy coach to be named on May 20

Italy's new national coach will be named on May 20, Italian football federation vice-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta said on Saturday

Chelsea boss Conte best choice for Italy coach – Italian FA chief

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is Italy’s number one choice to take over as national coach, Italian federation vice-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta revealed on Tuesday.

Italian FA chief not giving up on Chelsea manager Antonio Conte

Italian Football Association (FIGC) commissioner Roberto Fabbricini has not ruled out the possibility of Chelsea's Antonio Conte returning as national coach.

Italy appoint Luigi Di Biagio as interim coach

Italy Under-21 boss Luigi Di Biagio has been installed as interim head coach of his country's national team.

Chelsea’s Antonio Conte out of race to be Italy coach – Alessandro Costacurta

Alessandro Costacurta has said Antonio Conte has ruled himself out of becoming Italy's next coach by declaring his intention to see out his Chelsea contract.

No plans to speak with Italian FA over Italy job – Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte says he has no plans to speak with Italian FA vice-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta over the Italy job and intends to see out his contract at Chelsea.

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte wants to return to Italy job – FIGC official

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is "eager" to return to his role as Italy head coach, according to Italian Football Federation (FIGC) commissioner Roberto Fabbricini.

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