Immobile and Acerbi called to Italy National Team
Lazio’s Ciro Immobile and Francesco Acerbi have been called up to the Italy National Team. Set to be a part of the squad for the two upcoming UEFA EURO 2020 Qualifiers, Gli Azzurri will take on Greece (Matchday 7 of 10; 12 October) and Sweden (Matchday 8 of 10; 15 October). With a victory in one of these matches, they will automatically qualify. Manager Roberto Mancini will meet his selection on Monday at the Federal Technical Center; in the afternoon they will hold their first training session. Below, the complete team.
Goalkeepers: Gianluigi Donnarumma (Milan), Pierluigi Gollini (Atalanta), Alex Meret (Napoli), Salvatore Sirigu (Torino);
Defenders: Francesco Acerbi (Lazio), Cristiano Biraghi (Inter), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Danilo D’Ambrosio (Inter), Giovanni Di Lorenzo (Napoli), Alessandro Florenzi (Roma), Armando Izzo (Torino), Gianluca Mancini (Roma), Alessio Romagnoli (Milan), Leonardo Spinazzola (Roma);
Midfielders: Nicolò Barella (Inter), Federico Bernardeschi (Juventus), Bryan Cristante (Roma), Frello Filho Jorge Luiz Jorginho (Chelsea), Stefano Sensi (Inter), Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain), Nicolò Zaniolo (Roma);
Attackers: Andrea Belotti (Torino), Federico Chiesa (Fiorentina), Stephan El Shaarawy (Shanghai Shenhua), Vincenzo Grifo (Freiburg), Ciro Immobile (Lazio), Lorenzo Insigne (Napoli).