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Daniele De Rossi believes the Italy defence is “the best in the world”.
Daniele De Rossi admits Italy don’t have a standout star but “we have other features which many teams don’t”.
Romania’s Ovidiu Haţegan will be the referee for Italy’s final Euro 2016 group game against the Republic of Ireland in Lille.
Assistant manager Roy Keane says the Republic of Ireland “have got to be streetwise” against Italy on Wednesday.
Juventus will have to wait until next week to confirm the signing of Dani Alves, according to reports.
President Aurelio De Laurentiis expects Gonzalo Higuain to “play for Napoli for at least the next five years”.
Marco Tardelli says Italy's next opponent, his former trainees from the Republic of Ireland, have 'great character, but not much attention to tactics'.
Roma and Sampdoria are both after Sparta Praga's youngster Patrik Schick, although legal issues are a problem.
Domenico Berardi's agent confirms that 'a very determined' Inter are pressing for the Sassuolo striker.
Mino Raiola rubbishes links between Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli and Turkish club Besiktas: 'It's all made up!'
Slovakia star Marek Hamsik admits he is a fan of Wayne Rooney ahead of the game against England, whilst swearing loyalty to Napoli.
Zenit St Petersburg striker and Roma target Axel Witsel admits 'Italian football fascinates me', though Milan's interest is 'a thing of the past'.
Torino want to sign Roma's Adem Ljajic and are attempting to close the deal quickly.
Paul Pogba has 'no answer for critics' after France qualified for Euro 2016's Round of 16.
Possible Round of 16 opponents Croatia may lose Luka Modric to injury, but Mario Mandzukic should be ok.
Italy full-back Matteo Darmian is apparently being worked on separately in training as his condition is lagging behind.
Italy's training regime over Euro 2016 includes surprisingly heavy work-loads, monitored by a GPS system.
Roma have an interest in Manchester City's Pablo Zabaleta and Bacary Sagna, as the former is also targeted by Inter.
Paul Pogba's agent says 'Juventus don't want to sell him' to Real Madrid, but the player's objective is 'not money, but the Ballon D'Or'.
Paul Pogba's agent admits he is negotiating with Real Madrid, but says 'nothing is decided' for the Juventus star.
Marco Tardelli praises Italy for 'the strength of their defence', but also warns of their inherent limits.
Italy icon Marco Tardelli says Italy can win Euro 2016 and singles out Manuele Giaccherini as his successor.
Coach Antonio Conte is considering alternatives on Italy's right wing as Antonio Candreva's conditions remain dubious.
Inter make a €25m offer for Sassuolo's Domenico Berardi, viewed as an alternative to Lazio's Antonio Candreva.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola told Marca that Juventus are “in the initial phase” of negotiations with Real Madrid.
Leonardo Bonucci replied to Simone Padoin’s farewell message by calling him “an example to everyone” at Juventus.
Arsenal are reportedly raising their offer for Napoli and Albania right-back Elseid Hysaj to €19m.
Armando Sadiku’s looping header gave Albania the historic victory over Romania, but they must wait to see if they’ll continue at Euro 2016.
Paul Pogba hit the woodwork twice and Dimitri Payet once, as France failed to break down Switzerland, but both go through.
Torino defender Kamil Glik is reportedly on the verge of joining Monaco for €13m plus bonuses.
According to The Sun on Sunday, Southampton have approached Walter Zenga to be their new Coach.
Matteo Darmian explains how Italy “plugged our ears and kept working” amid criticism ahead of Euro 2016.
Simone Padoin wrote a moving letter of goodbye to Juventus fans after agreeing a transfer to Cagliari. “I don’t deserve your compliments.”
Barcelona told Juventus transfer target Javier Mascherano that he is not for sale, according to Sport.