Mancini Recalls Italy’s Euro 2020 Winning Squad For World Cup Qualifiers

Head Coach of the new European Champions (Italy), Roberto Mancini has recalled his fit-winning team players on Friday while Nicolò Zaniolo returned from a lengthy injury layoff.

A number of 34 players was released by Mancini as he prepares to take on Bulgaria, Switzerland and Lithuania for the World Cup Qualifiers – Leonardo Spinazzola is the absentee from the 26-man squad that conquered Europe in July

In addition to the team is Roma midfielder, Zaniolo who returns to the team after recovering from a long injury layoff a year ago while Sassuolo striker Gianluca Scamacca earned his first call-up to the senior squad.

Italy will hope to extend their current unbeaten run of 35 matches when they file t to face Bulgaria in Florence on Sept. 2,  Switzerland in Basel three days later, before hosting Lithuania in Reggio Emilia on Sept. 8.

Full Squad:

Goalkeepers: Gianluigi Donnarumma (Paris Saint-Germain), Pierluigi Gollini (Tottenham), Alex Meret (Napoli), Salvatore Sirigu (Genoa)

Defenders: Francesco Acerbi (Lazio), Alessandro Bastoni (Inter Milan), Cristiano Biraghi (Fiorentina), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus), Giovanni Di Lorenzo (Napoli), Emerson Palmieri (Lyon), Alessandro Florenzi (AC Milan), Manuel Lazzari (Lazio), Gianluca Mancini (Roma), Rafael Toloi (Atalanta)

Midfielders: Nicolò Barella (Inter Milan), Gaetano Castrovilli (Fiorentina), Bryan Cristante (Roma), Jorginho (Chelsea), Manuel Locatelli (Juventus), Lorenzo Pellegrini (Roma), Matteo Pessina (Atalanta), Stefano Sensi (Inter Milan), Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain), Nicolò Zaniolo (Roma)

Forwards: Andrea Belotti (Torino), Domenico Berardi (Sassuolo), Federico Bernardeschi (Juventus), Federico Chiesa (Juventus), Ciro Immobile (Lazio), Lorenzo Insigne (Napoli), Moise Kean (Everton), Giacomo Raspadori (Sassuolo), Gianluca Scamacca (Sassuolo)

This article was most recently revised and updated 1 year ago

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