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Italian Paper Talk: ‘We Need More, Italy’ As Spain Dominate To Leave Prandelli Frustrated

Italy coach questions fitness levels as his side slip to defeat.

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Italy as the Azzurri struggle to compete with Spain in their 1-0 loss in Madrid on Wednesday night.

Image courtesy of La Gazzetta dello Sport.

– ‘We need more Italy’.

– Spain dominate, Cesare Prandelli is furious. Disappointing performance from the Azzurri in Madrid, Pedro scores for 1-0 result.

– Among our players, Alessio Cerci did well and Gabriel Paletta’s debut was positive. Coach warns: ‘Embarrassing difference in fitness levels’.

– Roy Hodgson, what a struggle to beat Denmark.

– Oscar Tabarez hits the brakes as Uruguay held 1-1 in Austria.

– Neymar show, France 2-0 against Holland and Arturo Vidal scares Germany.

– Comment: But England and Uruguay don’t scare us now.

– Italy Under-21 full of debutants stay in the hunt for Europe after 2-0 win in Northern Ireland.

– Silvio Berlusconi sells Milan? Lazard reportedly have a mandate.

– Mario Balotelli plays ping pong and the club is annoyed. Mario, who is out with a shoulder injury, should’ve been resting.

– Beppe Marotta in Madrid. Juve, Real lunch with Morata on the menu. Robin Van Persie emerges as a target.

– Nemanja Vidic, a leader for Inter who grew up with football and war.

– Catenaccio is useless, as those who defend end up in Serie B.

Image courtesy of Corriere dello Sport.

– Italy: Spain are a long way off.

– World Champions play and the Azzurri struggle to contain them.

– Cerci hits the woodwork to make us believe, but Pedro decides after the break.

– England and Uruguay suffer.

– Daniel Sturridge breaks down Denmark, Pereira grabs Austria: our opponents don’t shine either.

– ‘Milan for sale!’. Report from Bloomberg, Fininvest immediately deny. The price-tag is €700m.

Image courtesy of Tuttosport.

– ‘We need more’.

– Spain still superior: Cerci hits the upright, Pedro scores and Italy KO 1-0.

– Prandelli has three months to invent a team capable of facing the best in the world.

– Paletta debut the only positive note from the Madrid match.

– Under-21: Northern Ireland beaten and with two wins Italy can top the group.

– Juve: it’s Mustafi. Bianconeri invest in defence with the Doria player and a big European star too.

– Temperature rises for Fiorentina clash. Antonio Conte asks: ‘Do you want another 2-4?’.

– Mario Gomez revives Viola ambitions: ‘I am in good shape and ready to score past Buffon’.

– ‘Milan are for sale’ – Bloomberg confirm our report.

– Toro, Moretti is playing already! Trio for San Siro tested out.

– Nicola: Let youngsters through.

– Beppe Iachini: ‘I’ll return to Serie A with my Palermo and then won’t let it go’.

– Inter, Erick Thohir returns to decide for Javier Zanetti. Vidic: Now it’s official.

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