Cesare Prandelli refused to give clues as to Italy’s system or players in the Euro 2012 quarter-final with England. “I have no tactical doubts.”
Steven Gerrard has praised Italy’s midfield for their “superb technique” and believes the quarter-final with England could be decided there.
Roy Hodgson insists he doesn’t “know what they mean” when people say England play in an Italian style.
Martin Jorgensen worked with both Cesare Prandelli and Roy Hodgson and explains the similarities and differences between the tacticians.
England manager Roy Hodgson is confident his side are “not underdogs in any way” against four-times World Cup winners Italy tomorrow.
Wayne Rooney is looking forward to tomorrow’s England-Italy Euro 2012 quarter-final. “How much of a boost would it be if we beat them?”
Paolo Di Canio believes Roy Hodgson can cause problems for the Azzurri, as his England “look like an Italian team from the 80s.”
Thiago Motta is carrying an injury, so there are reports Riccardo Montolivo will start for a revamped Italy against England tomorrow.
It’s reported that so few Italy fans are travelling to Kiev for tomorrow’s quarter-final with England that a charter plane had to be cancelled.
Patrick Vieira gives his verdict on tomorrow’s England-Italy quarter-final and reveals he’s been in contact with Mario Balotelli.
Fabio Capello’s former England assistant has slammed “ungrateful” Wayne Rooney ahead of the Italy game. “He can’t teach us anything.”
Italy goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu has warned that quality counts for little in a quarter-final, as “England are very solid.”
Morgan De Sanctis gives his insight into England manager Roy Hodgson’s approach and believes Italy “can win, but not without difficulty.”
Gianluigi Buffon believes Italy and England “want to recapture the prestige that has been lost in recent years” during Sunday’s Euro 2012 quarter-final clash.
Chief medic Enrico Castellacci has run through the list of injuries currently being treating by his staff in the Italy camp.
Scott Parker believes that whilst England are underdogs for Sunday evening’s quarter-final clash with Italy, a loss would still be a disappointment.
Italy’s 1982 World Cup hero Paolo Rossi believes the Azzurri are good enough to beat England in their Euro 2012 quarter-final clash.
Leonardo Bonucci has praised England’s defensive solidity in Euro 2012, joked about Daniele De Rossi and advised Mario Balotelli.
Sebastian Giovinco’s much-anticipated return to Juventus has been confirmed, as the Bianconeri announce his transfer on their official website.
Ignazio Abate believes Wayne Rooney and England’s other strikers are a threat to Italy, but that a place in the final is not beyond Italy.
Mario Balotelli is caught taking a breather in Italy training – he’s just saving himself for England. Honest…
Mario Balotelli is expected to return to the starting XI for the England game, but Thiago Motta is an Italian doubt.
Fabio Capello is looking forward to Italy-England, but he doesn’t think either nation will reach the Final of Euro 2012.
Mario Balotelli should return to Italy's starting line-up for the game against England, according to his Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini.
Gabriele Marcotti has explained England’s “catenaccio” tactics and why the British media is treating Italy "as if they were Luxembourg.”