NEWS

Udinese-owned Poland international Piotr Zielinski is reportedly on the verge of signing for Liverpool.
Italy’s match with the Republic of Ireland will be played in Lille with the roof closed this evening.
Agent Mino Raiola claims “if Paul Pogba finds a more important project, then Juventus must take that into account. Only six clubs can afford him.”
Empoli have announced the permanent signing of Marcel Büchel from Juventus.
Andrea Pirlo admits it was “painful” to miss out on Euro 2016, but insists Italy can win the whole thing.
Elseid Hysaj’s agent says it’s “100 per cent” certain his client will stay at Napoli.
Mauro Tassotti believes Spain are “at the end of a cycle” but will still be “tough to beat” for Italy.
Cristian Ansaldi is taking his Inter medical, ahead of a transfer from Genoa.
Marseille winger Lucas Ocampos has arrived in Italy to complete his move to Genoa.
West Ham United have opened talks with Juventus for Simone Zaza, according to reports in Britain.
Reports in Portugal suggest Napoli have agreed a deal for Porto midfielder Héctor Herrera.
Stefano Mauri’s agent says the veteran is “considering” a Pescara offer but is giving Lazio “precedence”.
Nikola Kalinic's agent expects his client to stay at Fiorentina - “he’s still in love with Florence”.
Exor CEO John Elkann insists Juventus won’t sell Paul Pogba - “Marotta has been very clear”.
Mino Raiola says any Paul Pogba transfer “must be run past Juventus” amid Real Madrid links.
Inter are reportedly moving closer to a deal for Genoa defender Cristian Ansaldi.
Lazio president Claudio Lotito is scheduled to meet Antonio Candreva's agent to discuss a sale to Inter.
Napoli are insistently trying to sign Monaco's Fabinho now that Sassuolo's Sime Vrsaljko is not an option.
Ivan Perisic dismisses Italy's worries before facing Spain: 'They should be thankful not to face Croatia'.
Sassuolo full-back Sime Vrsaljko reportedly signed his new contract with Atletico Madrid and had his medicals in France, during Euro 2016.
Napoli had a meeting with Hellas Verona and may sign Artur Ionita in exchange for Jacopo Dezi.
Hellas Verona officially purchased their loanee Pawel Wszolek from Sampdoria.
Inter and Milan are reportedly ready to pick up Jesus Navas from Manchester City at a discounted price.
The three main candidates for Milan's bench are Cristian Brocchi, Marco Giampaolo and new name Frank de Boer, say reports.
Mateo Kovacic says Croatia won 'to avoid playing Italy', but doubts he will return to Serie A soon.
Inter are attempting to sign Genoa's Cristian Ansaldi, but are facing difficulties for Lazio's Antonio Candreva.
The war over Inter target Domenico Berardi continues as Sassuolo's general manager says 'the relationship with Juventus means nothing'.
Inter have a deal with Antonio Candreva's agent, but they must convince Lazio to lower their price.
Rudi Garcia admires 'solid, well-organised' Italy and denies they have no talent: 'Daniele De Rossi is a champion'.
Spain striker Nolito admits Round of 16 rivals Italy are 'a tough opponent', whilst Sergio Ramos looks to 'beat the best'.
The Federal Court will meet today to decide on Marcello Lippi's eligibility as Italy's future technical director, and provide an answer next week.
Italy Coach Antonio Conte will keep some of his regulars against Ireland, but Federico Bernardeschi should start.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Alvaro Morata warns Italy are “the worst possible opponents” Spain could’ve been paired with in Euro 2016.
With Alvaro Morata returning to Real Madrid, Juventus are targeting Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez or Keita Balde Diao from Lazio.

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