Vertonghen: 'Belgium played well'
Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen tried to look on the bright side after a 2-0 defeat to Italy. “We showed we are a good team.”
Courtois: 'Italy outclassed Belgium'
Thibaut Courtois felt Belgium were “tactically outclassed” by Italy in their 2-0 Euro 2016 opener in Lyon.
Buffon: 'Unique Azzurri unity'
Gigi Buffon said Italy have “the kind of unity you can rarely see in any other team” after beating fancied Belgium 2-0.
Giaccherini: 'Goal all about first touch'
Emanuele Giaccherini described his goal against Belgium and an emotional dedication from the Italy midfielder.
Parolo: 'Running in my DNA'
Marco Parolo gave insight into his remarkable work-rate. “I come from a family of cycling enthusiasts, running is in my DNA.”
Bonucci: 'That's my kind of pass'
Leonardo Bonucci explained his Pirlo-esque pass and the importance of repetition in training as Italy beat Belgium 2-0.
Conte: 'Italy have unity'
Antonio Conte praised Italy’s “unity” after a 2-0 victory over Belgium and joked about his celebratory cut lip.
Impressive Italy beat Belgium
Emanuele Giaccherini and a last-gasp Graziano Pelle' counter gave Italy the perfect start to Euro 2016, beating Group E seeds Belgium 2-0.
Sweden scrape Irish draw
The Republic of Ireland scored an own goal as Sweden scraped a 1-1 draw in the Group E opener.
Line-ups: Belgium v Italy
Italy start Eder, Daniele De Rossi and Matteo Darmian with Graziano Pellè against Belgium’s Radja Nainggolan and Eden Hazard.
LIVEBLOG: Belgium v Italy
Join us for the build-up and action from Italy’s Euro 2016 opener against Belgium in Lyon.
Hysaj: 'Arsenal same as Napoli'
Elseid Hysaj’s agent urged Napoli to offer him a new contract, but noted “Arsenal are on the same level.”
Juventus give Berardi ultimatum?
Juventus have reportedly given Domenico Berardi an ultimatum, as he could stay at Sassuolo.
Pjanic: ‘Delighted by Juventus’
Miralem Pjanic is “delighted” after completing his move from Roma to Juventus.
Official: Juventus sign Pjanic
Juventus have officially signed former Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic, as confirmed by the club in a statement.
Ranieri: 'Italy like Leicester'
Claudio Ranieri feels “this Italy side has the same spirit as my Leicester City,” but has no intention of being Azzurri boss one day.
Pisa: Gattuso out, Zeman in?
Pisa secured promotion to Serie B last night, but Zdenek Zeman could still replace Rino Gattuso.
Rui reaches Roma deal?
Mario Rui has reportedly agreed a five-year contract with Roma, ahead of his move from Empoli.
Pique breaks Czech hearts
Petr Čech was heroic but Gerard Pique’s late winner saw Spain break Czech hearts in Toulouse.
Szczesny: ‘Future after Euros’
Wojciech Szczesny insists “I’m not thinking about my future” as it’s unclear if he’ll return to Roma.
Bonucci: ‘Italy aiming for Quarters’
Leonardo Bonucci admits Italy are “less frightening” but aims “to get to at least the Quarter-Finals”.
Agent: ‘Zielinski won’t join Napoli’
Piotr Zielinski’s agent insists “there’s no way” the Empoli midfielder will join Napoli.
Torino: ‘Immobile will leave’
Torino sporting director Gianluca Petrachi says Ciro Immobile “has other ambitions” and will leave.
Cairo: ‘Miha focused on youth’
Torino President Urbano Cairo chose Sinisa Mihajlovic “because he’s good at working with youngsters”.
'Torino will do everything for Europe’
New Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic promises Torino “will do everything” to qualify for Europe next season.
Roma, 'no Witsel offers'
Roma have made 'no official offers' for Zenit St Petersburg's Axel Witsel, as revealed by his agent.
Juve: Pjanic medical complete
Miralem Pjanic has finished his medical exams with Juventus and is now ready to sign his contract.
Milan: sale mediator arrives
Sal Galatioto, who is mediating the sale of Milan to a Chinese conglomerate, landed in Italy today.
Gattuso: 'Conte among world's best'
Veteran Gennaro Gattuso says ahead of tonight's Italy-Belgium game that 'Antonio Conte is among the best Coaches in the world'.
Roma: Umtiti signs for Barca
Roma, Arsenal and Chelsea target Samuel Umtiti has already left Lyon and signed with Barcelona, say reports.
Inter eye Berardi swoop
Inter are considering a move for Sassuolo's Domenico Berardi, say reports, long believed to leave for Juventus.
Napoli have Lapadula deal
Napoli have a deal with Pescara for the transfer of Gianluca Lapadula, who only has to give his consent.
Balotelli involved in brawl?
Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli was reportedly at the scene of a huge brawl in Lonato, but his involvement remains unclear.
'Roma still worth Scudetto'
Veteran Mirko Vucinic believes Roma 'will be fighting for the Scudetto' even after losing Miralem Pjanic to Juventus.
Vucinic: 'Pjanic a champion'
Former Roma and Juventus striker Mirko Vucinic says 'champion' Miralem Pjanic's move doesn't surprise him.
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