NEWS

Gigi Buffon points out Italy “are the only side that truly made Spain suffer when they were the best team in the world.”
Antonio Conte assured “Italy are not sacrificial lambs. If Spain want to continue at Euro 2016, they have to earn it.”
Gigi Buffon reveals the advice he gave Alvaro Morata to turn his Juventus career around as Italy prepare to face Spain.
Antonio Conte warned “there will be no tomorrow” for Italy or Spain, so the Azzurri must “go beyond the ordinary to the extraordinary.”
Julian Draxler got a goal and an assist for Mario Gomez, as Germany swept Slovakia aside 3-0 despite Mesut Özil’s parried penalty.
New Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini praised Alberto Paloschi as “one of the best centre-forwards in Italy.”
Italy legend Claudio Gentile urged the Azzurri to be very aggressive on Spain’s Andres Iniesta tomorrow.
Marek Hamsik “turned down the chance to join Bayern Munich, because he said he’s treated like a God at Napoli.”
Mattia De Sciglio “is wanted by Juventus, Napoli and Roma, so we’ll evaluate the situation with Milan,” said his agent.
France recovered from a disastrous start to beat the Republic of Ireland 2-1 with a splendid Antoine Griezmann brace.
Italy could mutate their 3-5-2 system into 3-4-3 with Emanuele Giaccherini moving up against Spain.
Inter are hoping Jeison Murillo accepts a move to Zenit so they can get cash and Ezequiel Garay in exchange.
It’s reported Cameroon international Nicolas N’Koulou has offered himself to Roma.
Alvaro Morata warns “I don’t have to prove anything to Zinedine Zidane and Real Madrid. I’m not a second string player.”
Milan are due to announce their Coach on July 1 and Cristian Brocchi is reportedly stepping aside for Marco Giampaolo.
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.
Benfica midfielder Bryan Cristante is set to undergo a medical with newly-promoted Pescara tomorrow.
Axel Witsel “likes Naples and Napoli,” assured his representative. “After four years at Zenit he wants to play somewhere hot.”
Koke urged Spain to combine their tiki-taka style with Furia Roja determination, but “Italy are a very complicated rival.”
Lazio right-back Abdoulay Konko is “in talks with Milan,” confirmed his agent.
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.
Roma are attempting to coax Thomas Vermaelen from Barcelona for around €10m.
The Corriere dello Sport claims Milan will target Everton and Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku after the Chinese takeover.
Colombia international Marlos Moreno had been linked with Inter, but Fiorentina are now showing interest in the Atletico Nacional man.
Ex-Italy Coach Roberto Donadoni has given Antonio Conte advice on how to face Spain. “You mustn’t surrender the initiative.”
Torino have activated their option to buy back Italy Under-21 international Antonio Barreca from Cagliari.
Felipe Anderson “dreams” of playing the Olympics with Brazil and his agent claims his Lazio price-tag is €50m.
Fernando Llorente believes Antonio Conte “inspires uncommon strength” in Italy as they prepare to face Spain.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Paul Pogba’s agent will meet with Juventus on Monday to present the proposals from Manchester United and Real Madrid.
Croatia and Portugal didn’t have a shot on target for 117 minutes of football, but Ricardo Quaresma’s tap-in proved decisive.
Zinedine Zidane sees Italy v Spain as “like a Final” of Euro 2016 and tips La Roja to get the victory.