Juventus co-owned strikers Ciro Immobile and Manolo Gabbiadini could start in attack for the Italian Under-21 side this evening.
Devis Mangia’s team will face their Russian counterparts at Cittadella in preparation for this summer’s U-21 European Championship.
Genoa’s Immobile and Gabbiadini, who is on loan at Bologna, are expected to begin in attack where they could be supported by Napoli sensation Lorenzo Insigne.
Ascoli revelation Simone Zaza, uncapped, and Newcastle full-back Davide Santon won’t feature after they pulled out of the squad with injury earlier in the week.
Italy possible: Bardi; Donati, Bianchetti, Caldirola, Biraghi; Florenzi, Rossi, Marrone, Insigne; Immobile, Gabbiadini.