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 By Ben Gladwell

Emanuele Giaccherini targets return to Italy squad after move to Bologna

Giaccherini said he 'wanted to get people talking about me again.'

Emanuele Giaccherini has said he has returned to Serie A to relaunch his career and win back a pace in the Italy squad.

Giaccherini, 30, has joined Bologna after a disappointing season with Sunderland in which he made only eight Premier League appearances.

"I really wanted to get people talking about me again at a big, ambitious club," Giaccherini said at a news conference.

"I know that, if I do well...

 By Ben Gladwell

Italy's Antonio Conte wants support as Fiorentina fans plan Malta boycott

Antonio Conte speaks ahead of Italy's Euro qualifiers against Malta and Bulgaria.
Italy striker Eder has backed Antonio Conte's side to live up to their potential.

Antonio Conte has called on Italy supporters to unite behind the team as Fiorentina fans prepare to boycott the upcoming Euro 2016 qualifier against Malta.

Azzurri coach Conte has looked particularly downbeat in the past few days as he prepares to enter Florence's Stadio Artemio Franchi, a place where the former Juventus boss is unlikely to find much support.

Fans of Fiorentina -- one of Juve's fiercest Serie A rivals -- are to boycott the game as a show of their lack of support in the current Italy...

 By Ben Gladwell

Andrea Pirlo key to Italy victory against Malta says Antonio Conte

Italy striker Eder has backed Antonio Conte's side to live up to their potential.
While Andrea Pirlo might be off the European radar at club level, he's still fundamental to Italy's squad.

Italy coach Antonio Conte is counting on Andrea Pirlo to ensure his side move a step closer to Euro 2016 by beating Malta on Thursday night.

Pirlo may have moved out of the European spotlight since his move to New York City FC this summer, but he continues to be a player Conte knows he can count on blindly. He does not need to follow his progress in Major League Soccer to know that the 36-year-old will be in his side -- he just needs to know that he is fit and motivated.

The midfielder has proven...

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Italy coach Antonio Conte has demanded that his players be fully focused ahead of a very important four-day stretch for the Azzurri in view of Euro 2016.

Conte's men take on Malta on Thursday in Florence needing three points to maintain the pressure on Group H leaders Croatia.

The Italians are two points adrift of Croatia after six games and host Bulgaria three days later.

Six points is a must for the 2012 Euro runners-up.

``We can seal qualification for the European Championship with two wins over Malta...