NEWS
Friday December 14 2012
Mangia selects Under-21 squad

Italy Under-21 boss Devis Mangia has selected a 22-man squad for next week’s friendly against a B Italy side.

The tie will be played on Tuesday 18 December at the Libero Liberati in Terni, kick-off at 15.00 local time.

Alessio Romagnoli, Nicola Bellomo and Matteo Politano have received their first call-ups to the Azzurrini party.

Goalkeepers: Francesco Bardi (Novara), Simone Colombi (Modena), Mattia Perin (Pescara).

Defenders: Luca Caldirola (Cesena), Marco Capuano (Pescara), Alessandro Crescenzi (Pescara), Giulio Donati (Grosseto), Paolo Frascatore (Sassuolo), Alessio Romagnoli (Roma), Mario Sampirisi (Genoa).

Midfielders: Marco Crimi (Grosseto), Lorenzo Crisetig (Spezia), Alessandro Florenzi (Roma), Cristian Galano (Bari), Luca Marrone (Juventus), Jacopo Sala (Hamburg), Nicola Sansone (Parma), Riccardo Saponara (Empoli).

Forwards: Nicola Bellomo (Bari), Giuseppe De Luca (Atalanta), Alberto Paloschi (Chievo Verona), Matteo Politano (Perugia).