Deschamps: 'Hope Juve win Champions'
France boss Didier Deschamps hopes his old side Juventus can win the Champions League this season. “They’ve had this objective for many years now.”
Mendes: 'Messi Ballon d'Or unjust'
Agent Jorge Mendes claims Lionel Messi shouldn’t have won the Ballon d’Or this year. “It was an injustice. Cristiano Ronaldo would've won if he was at Real Madrid.”
Conte: 'In tears at Italy exit'
Antonio Conte confirms he didn’t want to leave Italy for Chelsea in 2016. “We were all crying, because we knew we’d no longer see each other every day.”
Record Italy start in Euro qualifying
Italy have a 100 per cent record after five Euro qualifiers for the first time in their history, but it’s nine wins on the trot going back to Euro 2016 too.
Zaza: 'I didn't ask to take penalty'
Valencia striker Simone Zaza called the Euro 2016 penalty miss for Italy “the worst moment of my career. I didn’t ask to take it.”
On This Day: Italy 2-0 Spain
On this day 12 months ago, Italy beat Spain 2-0 to advance to the quarter-finals at Euro 2016.
Pelle: 'I came to China for money'
Graziano Pellè confessed he “obviously would never have come to China if it wasn’t for all that money” after joining Shandong Luneng.
Zaza: 'I'll never forget that penalty'
Simone Zaza admits he will “never forget” the missed Euro 2016 penalty. “I didn’t have the strength to rise from it,” but he’s found it again at Valencia.
Juventus top Euro 2016 earners
Juventus received more UEFA contributions for players on international duty at Euro 2016 than any other club.
Joao Mario: 'I'd bring Ronaldo to Inter'
Portugal international Joao Mario jokes he’s “trying to talk Cristiano Ronaldo into joining me at Inter.”
Ronaldo Ballon d'Or, Buffon ninth
Cristiano Ronaldo has won the 2016 Ballon d’Or ahead of Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann, but Gigi Buffon is in ninth place.
Darmian flummoxed by Mou snub
Matteo Darmian discussed Euro 2016 disappointment, learning from Germany and why he can’t win over Jose Mourinho at Manchester United.
Zaza reveals penalty hell
Simone Zaza has revealed for the first time the “suffering” that has haunted him since his penalty miss for Italy against Germany in the Euro 2016 quarter-finals.
Rizzoli best ref of Euro 2016
Nicola Rizzoli will receive an award ahead of the Italy-Germany friendly for being the best referee at Euro 2016.
De Rossi coy on Roma future
Daniele De Rossi laughed off reports of an offer from Juventus, but wouldn’t confirm his Roma future either and revealed he could’ve quit international duty.
Conte: 'I regretted Chelsea move'
Antonio Conte fought back tears as he described the Euro 2016 “family” and reveals the moment he “regretted” signing for Chelsea.
Del Bosque: 'Conte should be restrained'
After Jose Mourinho, former Spain Coach Vicente Del Bosque also feels Chelsea boss Antonio Conte “needs to be more restrained.”
Ventura: 'Italy must be rebuilt'
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura is “stunned” by the criticism of his side and warned “we’re only at the beginning of a generational shift.”
Oriali: 'Spain respect Italy now'
Italy team manager Lele Oriali believes Spain will “have a little more respect for Italy” after the Euro 2016 result.
Buffon: 'Italy desire beat Spain'
Gigi Buffon urged Italy to replicate the “passion and desire” that allowed them to beat Spain at Euro 2016 and joked about his “sell-by-date.”
Busquets: 'Spain seek Italy revenge'
Sergio Busquets said Spain are “out for revenge” against Italy on Thursday after the elimination from Euro 2016.
Bonucci: ‘Spain stronger than Italy’
Leonardo Bonucci believes Spain are stronger than Italy - “it’ll take a game like at the Euros”.
Buffon: 'Turn over new Italy leaf'
Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon urged people to “turn over a new leaf” and stop comparing Giampiero Ventura to Antonio Conte.
Ventura: 'No more Conte comparisons'
Giampiero Ventura expects “another step forward” for Italy against Israel, but warned “I don’t want to talk about Euro 2016 anymore.”
Pelle: 'I'm through with penalties'
Graziano Pelle looks forward to Israel-Italy, but won't take any more penalties after Euro 2016.
Ventura: '4-2-4 future for Italy'
Giampiero Ventura hinted at changes to Italy in future, but explained why he had to work on a Euro 2016 basis against France.
Verratti: 'Everyone must honour Italy'
Marco Verratti discusses his passion for the Azzurri and praises new Coach Giampiero Ventura: 'He's perfect for Italy'.
Tavecchio: 'Ventura continues Conte work'
“Italy were close to glory” at Euro 2016 and Giampiero Ventura can “continue the work begun by Antonio Conte,” said FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio.
Verratti: ‘Staying at PSG’
Marco Verratti admits interest from Real Madrid is “nice” but won’t leave Paris Saint-Germain without winning the Champions League.
Official: Lukaku joins Lazio
Belgium international Jordan Lukaku is “excited” after completing his transfer from Oostende to Lazio.
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