Thiago Alcantara: 'Italy are strong'
Spain midfielder Thiago Alcantara feels Euro 2016 opponents Italy have “a winning mentality and are difficult to score against.”
Parolo: 'Italy play with fire inside'
Marco Parolo assures Italy “will play with fire inside us” against Spain and can’t wait to meet “idol” Andres Iniesta.
Morata: 'BBC advised a helmet...'
Alvaro Morata identifies who is “the boss” in the Italy and Juventus defence, joking “they suggested I wear a helmet” on Monday.
De Gea: 'Buffon a living legend'
Spain goalkeeper David De Gea dubbed Gigi Buffon “a living legend” and feels they can make history again at Euro 2016.
Barzagli: 'Italy work together'
Andrea Barzagli explained why the Italy and Juventus bloc are so solid. “We help each other out and are stronger than as individuals.”
Barzagli: 'Morata, no friends!'
Andrea Barzagli warned Alvaro Morata “there are no friends on the pitch” and promised Italy are studying Spain very carefully.
Official: Candreva out of Italy-Spain
Antonio Candreva is officially out of Italy’s Round of 16 clash with Spain, so Antonio Conte studies alternatives.
Morata: 'BBC world's best defenders'
Alvaro Morata called the Italy and Juventus back line “the best defenders in the world, as it’s almost impossible to score past them.”
Italy-Spain tactical shifts?
Antonio Candreva seems ready to start for Italy against Spain, but Stephan El Shaarawy and Alessandro Florenzi are options.
Fabregas: 'Italy-Spain is 50-50'
Cesc Fabregas warns “almost every game between Italy and Spain is 50-50,” but shrugs off criticism of their Euro 2016 approach.
Cakir referee for Italy v Spain
The referee for Italy v Spain at Euro 2016 on Monday is Turkish official Cuneyt Cakir.
Fabregas: 'Conte focus on Chelsea'
Cesc Fabregas is impressed by “winner” Antonio Conte, but hopes “from Tuesday he can concentrate” on Chelsea after Italy-Spain.
Dybala: 'Morata scared of Chiellini!'
Paulo Dybala reveals Alvaro Morata “was always scared of facing Giorgio Chiellini” in Juventus training ahead of Italy v Spain.
Spain transformed for Italy?
Vicente Del Bosque could transform Spain to counter Italy’s 3-5-2 system, sending Alvaro Morata wide left with Aritz Aduriz upfront.
Agent: Candreva 'price-tag varies'
“Lazio value Antonio Candreva very highly and they are right, but a Premier League club would get a different request,” said his agent.
Busquets: 'Spain stability with Italy'
Sergio Busquets insists it is “pointless changing the way we play” against Italy, as Spain “need to have very clear ideas.”
Candreva-Fabregas injury scares
Antonio Candreva and Cesc Fabregas are both dealing with injury scares ahead of Monday’s Italy v Spain match.
Nolito: 'Spain don't fear Italy'
Nolito assures Spain “are the only ones who can change our destiny” against Italy at Euro 2016.
Italy Azzurri, Spain to wear white
Italy will play in Azzurri blue and Spain in white when they meet in Monday’s Euro 2016 Round of 16 clash.
Exclusive: Italy impress Rossi
Giuseppe Rossi told our US correspondent he is encouraged that Italy “play for each other” at Euro 2016.
Pjanic: ‘Totti is a God'
Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic describes Roma captain Francesco Totti as “a football God”.
Zaza: ‘Goodbye Morata’
Juventus striker Simone Zaza bids farewell to his “brother” Alvaro Morata.
Chiellini: ‘Italy need intensity’
Giorgio Chiellini hopes Italy’s rotation against the Republic of Ireland will give them “intensity” against Spain.
Chiellini: ‘Spain are Italy’s bogey team’
Giorgio Chiellini admits Spain are Italy’s “bogey team” after being knocked out by them in the past three European Championships.
Schillaci: 'Insigne strong, but...'
Italy veteran Toto Schillaci says Lorenzo Insigne is 'fantastic', but not likely to play as he doesn't fit in Antonio Conte's system.
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