AZZURRI

Mario Balotelli discussed racism, fatherhood, “disastrous Brendan Rodgers” and why “I will win the Ballon d’Or. It’s not too late.”
Mario Balotelli describes that legendary celebration against Germany and why Antonio Conte was right to drop him for Euro 2016.
Berti Vogts insists Italy “were Germany’s nemesis five, 10 or 20 years ago, but those days are over.”
Gigi Buffon said Italy must “confirm these results and performances were not flukes” by beating Germany.
Unless Daniele De Rossi makes a miraculous recovery, Stefano Sturaro is expected to start for Italy against unchanged Germany.
Fiorentina chief Pantaleo Corvino warns there will be “no discounts for anyone” who wants to buy Mario Gomez.
Ex-Lazio striker Miroslav Klose feels Germany can win Euro 2016 if they get past Italy and Manuel Neuer “is better than Gigi Buffon.”
Mesut Özil hopes Germany can end their Italy taboo in the Euro 2016 quarter-final. “We can beat anyone and we want to beat them.”
Joachim Löw feels Germany are well-prepared for Italy and “whoever wins tomorrow is the favourite to lift the trophy” at Euro 2016.
Gigi Buffon shrugged off comparisons to Manuel Neuer and said Italy “want to be even more convincing” against Germany.
Antonio Conte hinted Daniele De Rossi could start for Italy, but warned Germany are “the most complete team in the world.”
Bayer Leverkusen director and ex-Roma star Rudi Völler tips Germany to beat Italy in the Euro 2016 quarter-final tomorrow.
Miroslav Klose gives Germany advice ahead of the Italy game - “Italian defenders often hold you, and they do it well”.
Daniele De Rossi took part in Italy’s afternoon training session, but he’s unlikely to start against Germany.
Daniele De Rossi is almost certainly out of Germany-Italy, as he missed training again this morning.
Germany Coach Joachim Löw calls Italy “artists of defence” ahead of their meeting on Saturday.
Alessandro Del Piero believes Italy “have everything we need” to win Euro 2016.
Dino Zoff hopes Gigi Buffon can emulate him by winning the European Championships and the World Cup with Italy.
Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco is confident ahead of Germany-Italy - “we’ll win”.
Mattia De Sciglio admits Italy CT Antonio Conte “would be on the pitch with us if he could”.
Italy defender Mattia De Sciglio expects a “harder, more difficult game” against Germany.
Germany defender Benedikt Höwedes admits to being “surprised” by Italy at Euro 2016.
Luca Toni calls Germany “a strong team” but “they’re favourites whenever they meet Italy and we have always beaten them…”
Jerome Boateng expects 'a heck of a game' for Italy-Germany, and reassures his fitness conditions are fine.
Germany midfielder Toni Kroos admits Italy will be 'our biggest test' but remains 'optimistic'.