Gareth Southgate's appointment as England manager is expected to be confirmed on Wednesday, Press Association reports.
Italy coach Giampiero Ventura has criticised the standard of Ligue 1, insisting that PSG midfielder Marco Verratti is not being tested enough.
Balotelli's fine form for the Ligue 1 club has brought calls for him to return to the national team for the first time since the 2014 World Cup.
Marc Wilmots has told Eden Hazard he must continue believing he can score goals and insists the Chelsea star and Kevin De Bruyne are "complementary."
Interim England boss Gareth Southgate will put his long-term vision for the team to the Football Association on Monday.
FIFA has opened a case against the Romanian federation after a firecracker was thrown at Poland striker Robert Lewandowski during a qualifier.