| Italian Veteran Caputo among three newcomers in Mancini’s Nations League squad

11 | Italian Veteran Caputo among three newcomers in Mancini’s Nations League squad

Soccer ball (Photo by Francisco Estrada/LatinContent via Getty Images)

Soccer ball (Photo by Francisco Estrada/LatinContent via Getty Pictures)

Francesco Caputo modified into as soon as one among three newcomers named in Italy coach Roberto Mancini’s 37-man squad named on Thursday for next month’s Countries League matches in opposition to Bosnia and the Netherlands.

The Azzurri return after ten months in opposition to Bosnia in Florence on 4 September and the Netherlands on 7 September in Amsterdam.

Captain Giorgio Chiellini is serve after better than a year’s absence, in a line-up which entails Inter defender Alessandro Bastoni and Sassuolo pair Manuel Locatelli and Caputo, for the predominant time.

Caputo, 33, modified into as soon as incorporated after the one season of his profession with 21 league targets.

Chelsea midfielder Jorginho and Brescia’s Sandro Tonali had been named but their presence will depend upon assessments after coronavirus quarantine.

Mancini will possible be looking out to take up the build his aspect left off with a 9-1 Euro 2020 qualifying earn over Armenia remaining November.

Italy are on an 11-match winning lumber forward of the next two months wherein they’ll play eight video games.

The matches in Italy will possible be played on the serve of closed doors with the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) on Thursday publishing a 77-page nicely being protocol.

The maximum chance of folk allowed in stadiums will possible be 500.

All gamers and workers will agree with coronavirus tests upon becoming a member of the staff who will meet up at Italy’s practising camp in Coverciano, shut to Florence on Saturday.

The gamers will possible be stored in isolation of their hotel rooms expecting the effects.

Italy squad:

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

Defenders: Francesco Acerbi (Lazio), Alessandro Bastoni (Inter), Cristiano Biraghi (Inter), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Mattia Caldara (Atalanta), Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus), Danilo D’Ambrosio (Inter), Giovanni Di Lorenzo (Napoli), Alessandro Florenzi (Roma), Gianluca Mancini (Roma), Luca Pellegrini (Juventus), Leonardo Spinazzola (Roma)

Midfielders: Nicolo Barella (Inter), Giacomo Bonaventura (with out a club), Gaetano Castrovilli (Fiorentina), Bryan Cristante (Roma), Jorginho* (Chelsea/ENG), Roberto Gagliardini (Inter), Manuel Locatelli (Sassuolo), Lorenzo Pellegrini (Roma), Stefano Sensi (Inter), Sandro Tonali* (Brescia), Nicolo Zaniolo (Roma)

Strikers: Andrea Belotti (Torino), Federico Bernardeschi (Juventus), Francesco Caputo (Sassuolo), Federico Chiesa (Fiorentina), Stephan El Shaarawy (Shanghai Shenua/CHM), Ciro Immobile (Lazio), Lorenzo Insigne (Napoli), Moise Kean (Everton/ENG), Kevin Lasagna (Udinese), Riccardo Orsolini (Bologna).

*The decision-up is suspended pending the head outcomes of assessments on the head of the isolation duration




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