Giampiero Ventura | The Daily Star
  • No return for Pelle

    Giampiero Ventura has confirmed that Graziano Pelle will not be called up for the new Italy squad after "he besmirched the image" of the Azzurri.

  • Ventura confident ahead of opener

    New Italy coach Giampiero Ventura says he is unconcerned by Thursday's home defeat to France ahead of his team's opening World Cup qualifier in Israel on Monday.

  • Ventura's reign begins with defeat

    Italy coach Giampiero Ventura hands teenaged AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma his debut but begins his tenure with a 3-1 defeat to France.

  • Italy unveil Ventura

    Giampiero Ventura is officially unveiled as Italy's new manager on a two-year contract designed to make sure the Azzurri qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.