LIVEBLOG: Italy v Spain
Join us for the build-up and action as the Azzurri prepare for Euro 2016 by hosting the continental champions Spain.
U21: Ireland-Italy line-ups
Milan’s 17-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma makes history as he starts for the Italy Under-21 side in the Republic of Ireland.
Barzagli thigh overload
Andrea Barzagli has been diagnosed with “an overload of his left biceps femoris” after returning from the Italy squad.
Conte: ‘I’d love Vidal reunion’
Antonio Conte would like to Coach Arturo Vidal again - “I want him on all my teams!”
Conte: ‘Italy will attack’
Antonio Conte promises a “bold” Italy at the European Championships but “we’re not favourites”.
Capello: ‘Italy? Not interested’
Fabio Capello insists the Italy job “doesn’t interest me” and pays tribute to Johan Cruyff.
Tavecchio: ‘We’ll see Capello’
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio says “we’ll see Fabio Capello”, but the Coach denies any meeting.
ADL: 'Applause for Jorginho, but Naples...'
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis “will be applauding” Jorginho tonight, but hits out at politicians “who behave irresponsibly”.
Capello-Cannavaro for Italy job?
Reports are increasing that Fabio Capello will take over the Italy bench with Fabio Cannavaro as his assistant manager.
Morata-Aduriz for Italy
Vicente Del Bosque is looking forward to a “top level” friendly with Italy before Euro 2016 and could start Alvaro Morata and Aritz Aduriz.
Conte: 'Euro 2016 squad planned'
Antonio Conte has “a basic idea of who will come” to Euro 2016 ahead of Italy friendlies with Spain and Germany.
Buffon: 'Criticism keeps us alive'
Gigi Buffon hailed Iker Casillas and said criticism “is motivation that keeps us alive at our age.”
Conte: 'I never regretted Italy'
Antonio Conte “never regretted for a day” choosing the Italy job, but reiterated he was “not given what I was promised.”
Buffon and Conte: 'Terror cannot win'
Antonio Conte and Gigi Buffon said Euro 2016 must go ahead and “we can’t let this horror become normal.”
Jordi Alba: 'Italy tough to beat'
Jordi Alba warns Italy “are a very difficult side to beat with a classic idea of football” ahead of tomorrow’s friendly with Spain.
Ranieri: 'Leicester won't win....'
Claudio Ranieri showed his Leicester City superstition and shrugged off the Italy job in an interview with Italian TV.
Verratti 'will be fit for Euro 2016'
Marco Verratti “is not worried” about missing Euro 2016 and will be back soon, said the PSG and Italy talent’s agent.
Morata: 'Buffon greatest in history'
Alvaro Morata called his Juventus teammate and Italy opponent Gigi Buffon “the greatest goalkeeper in the history of football.”
Morata: 'I want Juve, but...'
Alvaro Morata admits he’d “like to stay at Juventus for many more years, it feels like home, but it’s not only my decision.”
Tavecchio: 'No Capello contact'
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio has “not contacted anyone,” including Fabio Capello, to lead Italy after Antonio Conte.
Del Bosque: 'Conte's Italy like Juve'
Vicente Del Bosque feels this Italy side “reminds me of Antonio Conte’s Juventus in its ability to adapt and mutate.”
Italy carry on 3-4-3 experiment
Italy continued testing a 3-4-3 formation ahead of tomorrow night’s prestigious friendly against Spain.
Donadoni: ‘Staying at Bologna’
Roberto Donadoni distances himself from the Italy job - “I’m thinking about staying at Bologna”.
‘West Ham wanted Conte’
West Ham United chairman David Sullivan reveals he tried to bring Antonio Conte’s “sexy football” to East London.
Ventura on Lazio radar?
Torino's Giampiero Ventura is among the Coaches being considered to replace Stefano Pioli at Lazio, say reports.
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