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Roberto Mancini calls up 41 players to Italy squad

Azzurri manager Roberto Mancini has called up a total of 41 players for the upcoming international break, as Italy prepare to play three international fixtures over a seven-day period. 

Next Wednesday will see the Azzurri face Estonia in a friendly, before hosting Poland on Sunday and travelling to Bosnia and Herzegovina the following Wednesday for their Nations League Group A matches.

Matteo Pessina of Atalanta and Milan’s Davide Calabria have received their first callups, whilst Roberto Soriano, Domenico Criscito and Pietro Pellegri all return to the national team after an extended absence.

The following players were called up:

Goalkeepers: 

Alessio Cragno (Cagliari), Gianluigi Donnarumma (Milan), Alex Meret (Napoli), Salvatore Sirigu (Torino).


Defenders: 

Francesco Acerbi (Lazio), Cristiano Biraghi (Fiorentina), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Davide Calabria (Milan), Domenico Criscito (Genoa), Danilo D’Ambrosio (Inter), Giovanni Di Lorenzo (Napoli), Emerson (Chelsea), Alessandro Florenzi (Paris Saint Germain), Gianluca Mancini (Roma), Angelo Obinze Ogbonna (West Ham), Luca Pellegrini (Genoa), Alessio Romagnoli (Milan), Leonardo Spinazzola (Roma).


Midfielders:

Nicolò Barella (Inter), Gaetano Castrovilli (Fiorentina), Bryan Cristante (Roma), Roberto Gagliardini (Inter), Jorginho (Chelsea), Manuel Locatelli (Sassuolo), Lorenzo Pellegrini (Roma), Matteo Pessina (Atalanta), Roberto Soriano (Bologna), Sandro Tonali (Milan).


Forwards:

Andrea Belotti (Torino), Domenico Berardi (Sassuolo), Federico Bernardeschi (Juventus), Francesco Caputo (Sassuolo), Federico Chiesa (Juventus), Stephan El Shaarawy (Shanghai Shenua), Vincenzo Grifo (Friburgo), Ciro Immobile (Lazio), Lorenzo Insigne (Napoli), Moise Kean (Paris Saint Germain), Kevin Lasagna (Udinese), Riccardo Orsolini (Bologna), Pietro Pellegri (Monaco).

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