Marcello Lippi remains confident that Francesco Totti will be fit to make Italy’s World Cup squad.

Totti suffered an ankle injury in February prompting fears that he might not be fit in time for this summer’s finals.

However, Italy coach Lippi has been satisfied by Totti’s recovery and has been keeping tabs on his recuperation at Roma.

“I’ve seen Totti in a good way,” admitted Lippi.

“I have daily contacts with Roma’s technical staff.

“Francesco’s recovery is going in the best possible way.

“I had important confirmation.”

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