Chelsea step up for Candreva
Reports are spreading fast that Chelsea will make a strong bid for Lazio and Italy midfielder Antonio Candreva.
Atletico Madrid target Higuain
Atletico Madrid are ready to offer €60m plus Matias Kranevitter for Gonzalo Higuain, but Napoli won’t sell.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Croatia slam 'terrorist' fans
Ivan Perisic, Ivan Rakitic and Croatia Coach Ante Cacic slammed “terrorist” fans who threw flares during their 2-2 draw with the Czech Republic.
Morata double trounces Turkey
Alvaro Morata bagged a brace as reigning European Champions Spain crushed Turkey 3-0 to qualify for the Round of 16.
Report: Garay wants Inter
Reports in Argentina claim Zenit defender Ezequiel Garay wants to push through a move to Inter.
Felipe Anderson signs for Joorabchian
Lazio forward Felipe Anderson formally announced he has signed a partnership with Kia Joorabchian.
Crotone await Grosso response
Newly-promoted Crotone are waiting for a response from current Juventus Primavera youth team Coach Fabio Grosso.
Chelsea ask after Juan Jesus
After Antonio Rudiger’s injury, Chelsea are reportedly turning their attention to Inter defender Juan Jesus.
Agent: 'No Niang offers yet'
M’Baye Niang has caught the eye of many clubs, “including in England and Germany,” but no formal offers for the Milan striker.
Candreva agent: 'No Inter deal'
Antonio Candreva’s agent assures “there is no agreement” with Inter, as first they must strike a deal with Lazio.
ADL: 'Napoli €10m for Fabinho'
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis confirmed he has “offered €10m to Monaco for Fabinho to start negotiations.”
Agent: Inter and Roma like Skrtel
Martin Skrtel’s agent confirms Inter and Roma interest for the Liverpool defender, who does not have a deal with Fenerbahce.
Chiellini 'cleared air' with Ekdal
Giorgio Chiellini “cleared the air” with Sweden midfielder Albin Ekdal, who called the Italy defender “a swine” on the pitch.
Croatia self-destruct with Czechs
Croatia were 2-0 up and dominant, but hit the self-destruct button – as did their fans – to draw 2-2 with the Czech Republic.
Barzagli: 'Italy have work to do'
Andrea Barzagli warned Italy “have a lot more work to do,” but confessed “tension at the taboo” of their second game with Sweden.
Buffon: 'Italy defenders unique'
Gigi Buffon thanked “truly unique” Italy defenders after the 1-0 win over Sweden, “but perhaps a draw would’ve been the fair result.”
Ibra: 'If I'd fought Chiellini...'
Zlatan Ibrahimovic joked about his duel with Giorgio Chiellini. “If we’d been fighting for real, he’d be in hospital.”
Roma 'tracking 30 defenders'
Director Mauro Baldissoni claims Roma are “tracking at least 30” defenders to meet Luciano Spalletti’s demands.
Guidetti: 'Italy were just lucky'
John Guidetti insists Sweden “played extraordinarily well and Italy were just lucky, as they never had a shot on goal.”
Hamren: 'Italy defence did its job'
Sweden Coach Erik Hamren argued “the Italian defence did its job” after a 1-0 defeat to the Azzurri.
Tavecchio: 'Conte bet on Eder'
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio said Antonio Conte deserves credit for “betting on Eder” after the winner against Sweden.
Player Ratings: Italy v Sweden
Who did David Swan pick as Man of the Match after Italy's 1-0 victory over Sweden?
Chiellini: 'Eder deserves glory'
Giorgio Chiellini is happy “Eder gets this moment of glory” and thanks Andrea Barzagli for a good luck charm as Italy beat Sweden.
Zaza: 'Glad I gave contribution'
Simone Zaza was glad to “make my contribution” with his assist for Eder’s goal in a 1-0 win over Sweden.
Giaccherini: 'Italy have cojones'
Emanuele Giaccherini used a colourful phrase to describe how Italy proved themselves with a 1-0 win over Sweden.
Parolo: 'Italy changed tempo'
Marco Parolo rued hitting the crossbar against Sweden, but explained Italy “changed the tempo” to get a victory.
Eder: 'Italy believed to the end'
Eder reveals he prepared by training alone to get in shape for Euro 2016 and celebrated the goal that beat Sweden 1-0.
Conte: 'Who'd have thought it?'
After beating Sweden 1-0, Antonio Conte noted “who would’ve expected that after two games Italy would qualify for the Round of 16?”
Eder takes Sweden down
Eder scored at the 88th minute to give Italy a 1-0 victory over Sweden and secure qualification for the Euro 2016 Round of 16.
Garcia set for Southampton?
Ex-Roma Coach Rudi Garcia is reportedly very close to being appointed by Southampton.
Ekdal: 'Chiellini can be a swine'
Sweden midfielder Albin Ekdal warned Giorgio Chiellini “can be a swine” on the pitch, “but everyone wants a player like that.”
Official: Paloschi to Atalanta
Alberto Paloschi has completed his transfer from Swansea City to Atalanta. “I am truly happy to play for my hometown club.”
Italy make just one change for their meeting with Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Sweden in Toulouse, introducing Alessandro Florenzi.
Azzurri who'd prosper in Premier League
As Euro 2016 kicks into gear, which Italy stars will be attracting transfer interest from Premier League clubs this summer?
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