NEWS

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.
Genoa have reportedly beaten Fiorentina to take Lucas Ocampos on loan with option to buy from Marseille.
Vicente Del Bosque said Spain “have time to analyse” their Round of 16 meeting with Italy after a shock 2-1 defeat to Croatia.
Italy have a perfectly even record against Spain, winning 10 each and drawing 14, ahead of their Euro 2016 clash on Monday.
Italy have an extremely difficult route to the Euro 2016 Final, facing Spain on Monday, then possibly Germany and France.
Turkey hadn’t scored in their first two games, but are now in a position to qualify as one of the better third-placed teams after crushing the Czech Republic.
Ivan Perisic and Nikola Kalinic completed an amazing Croatia comeback, setting up Italy v Spain in the Round of 16, after Sergio Ramos missed a penalty.
“A foreign club is particularly interested in Riccardo Saponara and Jurgen Klopp has been talking to Piotr Zielinski since January,” confirmed Empoli.
There are reports Milan will announce their Coach for next season on July 1, with Marco Giampaolo the favourite.
Wolfsburg have made an initial €20m offer for Juventus striker Simone Zaza, according to Sky Sport Italia.
Leonardo Bonucci and Andrea Barzagli will reportedly start for Italy against the Republic of Ireland, as some reserves didn’t impress.
Ex-Fiorentina striker Mario Gomez got the only goal as Germany beat Northern Ireland, but Michael McGovern was man of the match.
Poland secured second place in Group C with Fiorentina winger Jakub Blaszczykowski, but Ukraine caused a few scares.
Gigi Buffon doubts he’ll start for Italy against the Republic of Ireland, but praised their team spirit. “We’re usually panicking at this point.”
Antonio Conte confirmed “seven to nine changes” against the Republic of Ireland, but “if Italy lose, the trouble starts again.”
Jeremy Menez “will probably leave” Milan this summer, confirmed the French striker’s agent.
Real Madrid released a statement confirming they will activate the buy-back clause for Alvaro Morata.
Agent Federico Pastorello had a meeting with Inter for both Antonio Candreva and Pablo Zabaleta today.
After Stephan El Shaarawy, Roma have also signed Slovakia international Norbert Gyomber from Catania for €1.5m.
The turf at the Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille has “irreversible damage,” but will only be re-laid after Italy play Ireland here.
Roma have activated their option to buy Stephan El Shaarawy from Milan, it was announced today.
Reports suggest Federico Bernardeschi will be preferred to Stephan El Shaarawy for Italy tomorrow.
Republic of Ireland full-back Seamus Coleman believes “we can win” against Italy tomorrow.
Inter are meeting with the agent of Lazio midfielder Antonio Candreva, according to reports.