AZZURRI

Morgan De Sanctis tips Milan for the Scudetto, Napoli for a top five finish and himself for a spot at Euro 2012.
Cesare Prandelli insists Italy “want to dream” at Euro 2012 and won’t be content with a semi-final spot, especially after Spain lost David Villa.
Villarreal ace Giuseppe Rossi says he is fighting to be fully fit for Italy’s Euro 2012 campaign next summer.
Antonio Di Natale has sent a reminder of his ability to Italy boss Cesare Prandelli after rippling the net yet again.
Marcello Lippi says that he would have selected Mario Balotelli had he remained in charge of the Italian national side after World Cup 2010.
“I don’t understand why Cesare Prandelli decided to drop Cristian Ledesma from the Italy squad,” said the Lazio man’s agent.
Italy have been given a Euro 2012 boost by the agent of the currently injured Giuseppe Rossi.
The legendary Roberto Baggio expects Juventus and the Italian national side to fight for honours over the next 12 months.
Cesare Prandelli is already making plans for Euro 2012, as “a lot will depend on how the first game goes against Spain.”
Mario Balotelli’s Inter youth team Coach says “he has the same potential as Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, but he’s a little crazy.”
Spanish stars Iker Casillas, Santi Cazorla and Fernando Llorente admit they hoped to avoid Italy in the Euro 2012 group phase.
Italy legend Gigi Riva is confident a group with Spain, Ireland and Croatia “is within our capabilities.”
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete is glad Italy begin Euro 2012 against Spain. “It means we won’t meet them again until the Final.”
Spain Coach Vicente Del Bosque is not looking forward to facing Italy again. “Our recent defeat against them weighs on us.”
Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni is intrigued at facing his home nation, while Croatia’s Slaven Bilic says it’s “a privilege.”
Cesare Prandelli admits the Euro 2012 draw wasn’t what he was looking for. “We wanted to avoid Giovanni Trapattoni.”
Italy legend Sandro Mazzola feels it is “better to meet Spain straight away,” while Cesc Fabregas concedes it’s “a tough group.”
Plan your summer with the full fixture list for Euro 2012.
Italy have been paired with Spain, the Republic of Ireland and Croatia in the draw for Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine.
Italy and the 15 other qualifiers will find out the identity of their Euro 2012 group opponents later today when the draw takes place in Kiev.
Cesare Prandelli has welcomed the prospect of facing any of the qualified teams at next summer’s European Championships. Even Spain.
Giovanni Trapattoni would prefer to face England over Italy in the Euro 2012 finals draw tomorrow and avoid Spain altogether.
Atalanta star Ezequiel Schelotto feels he would be a good addition to Cesare Prandelli’s Italian national squad.
Antonio Di Natale has told Italy boss Cesare Prandelli that he’s available for Euro 2012 if needed.
Osvaldo’s clash with Roma teammate Erik Lamela could have consequences for him on the international stage.