AZZURRI

Alvaro Morata warns “I don’t have to prove anything to Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid. I’m not a second string player.”
Bruno Conti feels Antonio Conte’s Italy reminds him of the 1982 World Cup winning side. “You beat Spain by playing like Italy.”
There is only one doubt for Antonio Conte going into tomorrow’s showdown with Spain – who starts on the left.
Koke urged Spain to combine their tiki-taka style with Furia Roja determination, but “Italy are a very complicated rival.”
Antonio Candreva’s thigh injury is continuing to cause concern, as there are fears he could miss the rest of Euro 2016.
Andrea Pirlo assures Italy “don’t need me. I think I did what I had to” with the Azzurri jersey and tips Marco Verratti for the future.
Andrea Pirlo believes “Spain are more worried” about facing Italy at Euro 2016 and sees “good omens” reminiscent of 2006.
Ex-Italy Coach Roberto Donadoni has given Antonio Conte advice on how to face Spain. “You mustn’t surrender the initiative.”
Fernando Llorente believes Antonio Conte “inspires uncommon strength” in Italy as they prepare to face Spain.
Zinedine Zidane sees Italy v Spain as “like a Final” of Euro 2016 and tips La Roja to get the victory.
Despite reports of tactical adjustments, Spain look set to field the same XI against Italy in the Round of 16.
Italy tested Alessandro Florenzi on the right in place of Antonio Candreva as they get ready to face Spain.
Spain midfielder Thiago Alcantara feels Euro 2016 opponents Italy have “a winning mentality and are difficult to score against.”
Marco Parolo assures Italy “will play with fire inside us” against Spain and can’t wait to meet “idol” Andres Iniesta.
Alvaro Morata identifies who is “the boss” in the Italy and Juventus defence, joking “they suggested I wear a helmet” on Monday.
Spain goalkeeper David De Gea dubbed Gigi Buffon “a living legend” and feels they can make history again at Euro 2016.
Andrea Barzagli explained why the Italy and Juventus bloc are so solid. “We help each other out and are stronger than as individuals.”
Andrea Barzagli warned Alvaro Morata “there are no friends on the pitch” and promised Italy are studying Spain very carefully.
Antonio Candreva is officially out of Italy’s Round of 16 clash with Spain, so Antonio Conte studies alternatives.
Alvaro Morata called the Italy and Juventus back line “the best defenders in the world, as it’s almost impossible to score past them.”
Antonio Candreva seems ready to start for Italy against Spain, but Stephan El Shaarawy and Alessandro Florenzi are options.
Cesc Fabregas warns “almost every game between Italy and Spain is 50-50,” but shrugs off criticism of their Euro 2016 approach.
The referee for Italy v Spain at Euro 2016 on Monday is Turkish official Cuneyt Cakir.
Cesc Fabregas is impressed by “winner” Antonio Conte, but hopes “from Tuesday he can concentrate” on Chelsea after Italy-Spain.
Paulo Dybala reveals Alvaro Morata “was always scared of facing Giorgio Chiellini” in Juventus training ahead of Italy v Spain.