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Mancini announces squad to face Ukraine and Poland

Roberto Mancini has announced his Italian squad to face Ukraine in a friendly and Poland in the UEFA Nations League.

The notable selections are Gianluca Caprari’s first call-up and Sebastian Giovinco’s return after a three-year absence.

This is the first time the Atomic Ant has been called up to the national team since he joined Toronto FC in Major League Soccer.

Italy host Ukraine in Genoa on October 10 before traveling to the Polish city of Krakow on October 14.

The complete squad is listed below.

Goalkeepers: Alessio Cragno (Cagliari), Gianluigi Donnarumma (Milan), Mattia Perin (Juventus), Salvatore Sirigu (Torino)

Defenders: Francesco Acerbi (Lazio), Cristiano Biraghi (Fiorentina), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus), Domenico Criscito (Genoa), Danilo D’Ambrosio (Inter), Emerson Palmieri (Chelsea), Alessandro Florenzi (Roma), Alessio Romagnoli (Milan)

Midfielders: Nicolo Barella (Cagliari), Federico Bernardeschi (Juventus), Giacomo Bonaventura (Milan), Roberto Gagliardini (Inter), Jorginho (Chelsea), Lorenzo Pellegrini (Roma), Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain)

Forwards: Domenico Berardi (Sassuolo), Gianluca Caprari (Sampdoria), Federico Chiesa (Fiorentina), Patrick Cutrone (Milan), Sebastian Giovinco (Toronto FC), Ciro Immobile (Lazio), Lorenzo Insigne (Napoli), Simone Zaza (Torino)

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