Hazard injury scare for Belgium
There was an injury scare for Belgium, as Eden Hazard limped out of training, but he is expected to be fit for Italy.
Bonucci: 'Conte is a hammer'
Leonardo Bonucci called Italy Coach Antonio Conte “a hammer” as they prepare for Belgium. “Everything we do in training has a reason.”
Mertens: 'Italy strong tactically'
Dries Mertens warned Belgium that Italy and Antonio Conte “are very strong tactically, especially in defence.”
Conte has Clattenburg history
Antonio Conte bitterly criticised referee Mark Clattenburg, assigned to Belgium v Italy, as “making fun of us.”
Mou wants Darmian at Man Utd
Jose Mourinho has reportedly told Matteo Darmian that he’ll be staying at Manchester United, despite Juventus interest.
Italy given wings against Belgium
Italy plan to field an all-attack 3-5-2 against Belgium, using Stephan El Shaarawy and Antonio Candreva to trouble the weak defence.
Ogbonna: 'Conte on every detail'
Angelo Ogbonna discussed life at West Ham United and why Antonio Conte “never lets a detail go unnoticed.”
De Sciglio: 'Conte teaches quickly'
Mattia De Sciglio hailed Antonio Conte for “the ability to make you memorise movements quickly” and is regaining his confidence.
Prandelli: 'I couldn't watch Italy'
Cesare Prandelli admits he “couldn’t watch Italy” after his resignation, but “I am back to being their biggest fan.”
Belgium send Lombaerts home
Belgium have sent Nicolas Lombaerts home after he failed to recover from a knee tendon injury.
Clattenburg for Belgium-Italy
English referee Mark Clattenburg will take charge of Italy’s first Euro 2016 match, against Belgium.
Eder: 'Conte believes in me'
Eder is 'ready' for Euro 2016 with Italy and isn't bothered by criticism - 'I have Coach Antonio Conte's faith, and that's what matters'.
Immobile: 'Great Azzurri competition'
Ciro Immobile admits there is 'a lot of competition' for an Azzurri shirt: 'Everyone must fight for their place'.
Agent: ‘Torino want Giaccherini’
Emanuele Giaccherini’s agent says Sunderland want €2.5m for his client, and Torino are interested.
Insigne: 'Proud to wear Azzurro'
Lorenzo Insigne says he is 'happy and proud' to be called up for Italy and looks forward to 'a great Euro'.
'Dad' Florenzi leaves Azzurri
Alessandro Florenzi left the Azzurri training camp yesterday for the birth of his daughter, but will return tonight.
'Azzurri, no concessions'
Italian Federation President Carlo Tavecchio promises 'no concessions' for clubs who deny players to the Azzurri in the future.
Tavecchio: 'Faith in Conte's 23'
President Carlo Tavecchio defends Coach Antonio Conte: 'He picked Italy's best 23 and he thinks of nothing but Euro 2016.
Del Piero: 'Italy must be compact'
Alessandro Del Piero stresses 'defence and a strong group' for the Azzurri in Euro 2016, whilst discussing Paul Pogba and Giampiero Ventura.
Del Piero: 'Motta #10 no problem'
Alessandro Del Piero says Thiago Motta taking the Azzurri's #10 is 'not a problem', whilst discussing the Juventus block.
Buffon: ‘Italy’s strength is the group’
Gigi Buffon assures “Italy’s strength has always been our group” ahead of the European Championships.
Italy-Spain in Turin
The FIGC have announced that Italy’s World Cup qualifier with Spain in October will be played at Juventus Stadium in Turin.
Tavecchio: ‘Italy can win Euro 2016’
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio talks up Italy’s Euro 2016 chances - “we’re here to win”.
Balotelli: ‘I want to represent Italy’
Mario Balotelli still wants to represent Italy but slams the fact he had to wait until 18 to make his debut.
Conte: ‘Italy are focused’
Antonio Conte assures Italy are “focused and thinking about work” ahead of Euro 2016.
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