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Leonardo Bonucci credits Roberto Mancini’s fresh approach and faith in Italy’s youth

Leonardo Bonucci saluted the clarity of Roberto Mancini's philosophy and his faith in youth after overseeing an improvement since taking over Italy in May 2018.
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Roberto Mancini ‘sick of not winning’ as Italy slump to Ukraine draw

Italy coach Roberto Mancini said he is "sick of not winning" after the Azzurri were held to a 1-1 draw by Ukraine in Genoa on Wednesday night.
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UEFA Nations League: Robert Mancini defiant as Italy crisis deepens

Roberto Mancini remains defiant his strategy will reap rewards after a 1-0 defeat to Portugal in the Nations League piled pressure on the Italy coach as the country craves a victory to ease the pain of their World Cup absence.

Ex-Italy coach avoids Ikea, will never get over Italy’s World Cup failure

Former Italy Coach Gian Piero Ventura, in charge last year when they lost to Sweden and missed out on the World Cup, said he would never get over their “momentous” failure and joked that he had avoided shopping at Ikea.
Italian football federation chief Carlo Tavecchio

Italy would be at World Cup if I’d paid Antonio Conte more – ex-FA...

Former Italian Football Federation (FIGC) president Carlo Tavecchio thinks Italy would be at the World Cup if he had agreed to Antonio Conte's request for a €2.5 million pay rise.

Mario Balotelli: Italy captain armband would be signal against racism

Italy striker Mario Balotelli said Sunday that giving him the captain’s armband would be a signal against racism in the country.

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.

Mario Balotelli handed Italy recall by new coach Roberto Mancini

Nice striker Mario Balotelli has been selected for three friendlies against Saudi Arabia, France and the Netherlands by new Italy coach Roberto Mancini.

Zenit Saint Petersburg agree Roberto Mancini exit as Italy loom

Italian Federation (FIGC) commissioner Roberto Fabbricini said last week Mancini, a former Man City and Inter Milan coach, had agreed in principle to become the next manager of four-time world champions Italy, who failed to qualify for the World Cup after defeat to Sweden in a two-leg playoff.

Roberto Mancini reaches agreement to coach Italy

Zenit Saint Petersburg manager Roberto Mancini has reached agreement to become the next Italy coach after accepting a pay cut to take the job, according to reports on Tuesday.

Carlo Tavecchio: Antonio Conte quit Italy for Chelsea amid funding cut

Former Italian FA (FIGC) president Carlo Tavecchio has said Antonio Conte would have stayed as Italy coach after Euro 2016 had it not been for a shortage of funds.

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.

Claudio Ranieri: I’ll be at Nantes next year

Claudio Ranieri has said he will stay at Ligue 1 club Nantes despite speculation linking him with the Italy job.

Fabio Capello leaves Chinese club Jiangsu Suning by mutual agreement

Former England manager Fabio Capello has left his role with Chinese club Jiangsu Suning by mutual agreement, according to Sky in Italy.

Andrea Belotti: I’ll only join a big club if I’m a starter

Andrea Belotti has warned any clubs that may be interested in signing him that he'll only leave Torino if he's a guaranteed starter.

Gianluigi Buffon: My presence in Italy squad will help successor search

Gianluigi Buffon says his presence in the latest Italy squad should help bring through his eventual successor as Italy No.1 and not hinder him.

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