Date: 28th June 2016 at 10:55pm
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and were notably absent from training on Tuesday as they nurse knocks.

The Azzurri are gearing up to play in the quarter final of the European Championship on Saturday night, and are already on the training pitch just a day after their 2-0 victory over Spain.

Candreva and De Rossi sat out the intensive sessions as a precautionary measure, although their participation for the weekend is not expected to be in any serious doubt.

Antonio Conte’s side have arguably been one of the best sides at the tournament so far, claiming Belgium and Sweden as scalps in addition to on their route to the last eight.

Bordeaux is Italy’s next destination for the quarter final, and could face either France or Iceland in the semi final if they succeed.