NEWS

Dejan Stankovic expects Italy to beat Germany this evening because “with Antonio Conte on the bench, anything is possible.”
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio said Italy “step on to the field with the desire to give lustre to our nation” against Germany.
Napoli are joining Juventus, Milan and Inter in the hunt for Marko Pjaca, but want Dinamo Zagreb teammate Marko Rog too.
Newspaper BZ Berlin stirred up tonight’s Germany-Italy quarter-final by poking fun at the Azzurri players’ mothers.
Inter remain favourites for Gabriel Jesus, but Real Madrid make an approach to Palmeiras and his agent confirms Bayern Munich contact.
Roma are reportedly close to securing a deal for Manchester City right-back Pablo Zabaleta.
Moustapha Seck has undergone a medical with Roma today, despite Tottenham Hotspur interest.
Zdenek Zeman praised Antonio Conte for giving Italy “an attacking style of football” and tips them to beat Germany.
Napoli have reportedly set Porto a deadline to agree terms for Hector Herrera over the weekend or forget the transfer.
Italy will wear black armbands in tonight’s Euro 2016 quarter-final with Germany in honour of those killed in Dhaka.
Luca Toni can’t wait for tonight’s “usual battle” between Germany and Italy, but admits the Azzurri amazed him at Euro 2016.
Newcastle United winger Florian Thauvin is “flattered by interest from Lazio, but there has been no direct contact.”
Milan are prepared to give Fiorentina Suso plus €1.5m cash for midfielder Mati Fernandez.
Daniele De Rossi did not take part in this morning’s full training session, so at most he’ll be on the bench for Italy against Germany.
Manuel Neuer assures Germany “have changed and have a different mentality,” so can finally end their Italy taboo at Euro 2016.
Belgium international Thomas Meunier has a “30 per cent chance” of joining PSG, as he has offers from Napoli and five other clubs.
Mario Balotelli discussed racism, fatherhood, “disastrous Brendan Rodgers” and why “I will win the Ballon d’Or. It’s not too late.”
Mario Balotelli describes that legendary celebration against Germany and why Antonio Conte was right to drop him for Euro 2016.
In a surprise turn of events, Franco Baldini could return for a third spell at Roma if Walter Sabatini walks away.
Cagliari have officially signed Croatian midfielder Marko Pajac from NK Celje.
Milan could delay the announcement of a deal with Chinese investors from July 7 to 15.
Fiorentina creative midfielder Josip Ilicic is wanted in England by Leicester City, Liverpool, Tottenham, Crystal Palace, Watford and West Brom.
Domenico Berardi remains at Sassuolo this coming season, but it’s reported Juventus will lose their option on the player.
Berti Vogts insists Italy “were Germany’s nemesis five, 10 or 20 years ago, but those days are over.”
Gigi Buffon said Italy must “confirm these results and performances were not flukes” by beating Germany.
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There are reports Tottenham Hotspur emissaries flew in for talks with Mauro Icardi, but Inter have no intention of selling.
Sky Sport Italia insist Milan and Juventus are fighting for Mark Pjaca, not Inter, although Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund are interested.
Unless Daniele De Rossi makes a miraculous recovery, Stefano Sturaro is expected to start for Italy against unchanged Germany.
Wales fought back from an early Radja Nainggolan scorcher to secure a 3-1 victory and set up their Euro 2016 semi-final with Portugal.
Lazio and Albania goalkeeper Etrit Berisha could move on this summer, as Everton and Aston Villa show interest.
Fiorentina chief Pantaleo Corvino warns there will be “no discounts for anyone” who wants to buy Mario Gomez.
Chievo have officially signed Palermo goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino as a free agent.
Ex-Lazio striker Miroslav Klose feels Germany can win Euro 2016 if they get past Italy and Manuel Neuer “is better than Gigi Buffon.”
Mesut Özil hopes Germany can end their Italy taboo in the Euro 2016 quarter-final. “We can beat anyone and we want to beat them.”