Milan full-back Davide Calabria is injured and Patrick Cutrone moves to the senior Italy squad, so Sassuolo defender Claud Adjapong is called for the Under-21 side.
The Azzurrini will play two friendlies against Norway on March 22 and Serbia on March 27 under interim Coach Alberico Evani.
There are some changes to the announced squad, as two Milan players have pulled out for different reasons.
Calabria is currently injured and replaced by Sassuolo full-back Adjapong, while striker Cutrone has been promoted to the senior Azzurri squad by their interim Coach Gigi Di Biagio.
It means Cutrone will be in the team taking on Argentina on March 23 and England on March 27.
Updated Italy Under-21 squad:
GK: Audero (Venezia), Meret (Spal), Scuffet (Udinese)
D: Adjapong (Sassuolo), Capradossi (Roma), Dickmann (Novara), Mancini (Atalanta), Petretta (Basel), Pezzella (Udinese), Romagna (Cagliari), Varnier (Cittadella)
M: Barella (Cagliari), Depaoli (Chievo), Mandragora (Crotone), Murgia (Lazio), Pessina (Spezia), Valzania (Pescara)
F: Cerri (Perugia), Edera (Torino), Palombi (Salernitana), Parigini (Benevento), Verde (Verona), Vido (Cittadella)
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