Torino striker Andrea Belotti and Roma goalkeeper Antonio Mirante have been called up to the Italy squad for their upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers.
Belotti is rewarded for his strong end to the season with Torino, as has Mirante since replacing Robin Olsen in Roma’s goal.
There is also a first call-up for Atalanta shot-stopper Pierluigi Gollini, with a thigh injury ruling out Milan’s Gianluigi Donnarumma.
Elsewhere, Cagliari hitman Leonardo Pavoletti and returning Freiburg winger are preferred to Mario Balotelli up top, despite his prolific form for Olympique Marseille.
Finally, Federico Chiesa, Nicolo Barella, Lorenzo Pellegrini and Moise Kean are all included ahead of the European Under-21 Championship.
The Azzurri resume their Euro 2020 qualification campaign on June 8 against Greece, before hosting Bosnia-Herzegovina three days later.
Italy squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers against Greece and Bosnia
Goalkeepers: Alessio Cragno (Cagliari), Pierluigi Gollini (Atalanta), Salvatore Sirigu (Torino), Antonio Mirante (Roma)
Defenders: Francesco Acerbi (Lazio), Cristiano Biraghi (Fiorentina), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus), Mattia De Sciglio (Juventus), Emerson Palmieri (Chelsea), Alessandro Florenzi (Roma), Armando Izzo (Torino), Gianluca Mancini (Atalanta), Alessio Romagnoli (Milan), Leonardo Spinazzola (Juventus)
Midfielders: Nicolo Barella (Cagliari), Federico Bernardeschi (Juventus), Bryan Cristante (Roma), Jorginho (Chelsea), Lorenzo Pellegrini (Roma), Stefano Sensi (Sassuolo), Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain), Nicolo Zaniolo (Roma)
Forwards: Andrea Belotti (Torino), Federico Chiesa (Fiorentina), Stephan El Shaarawy (Roma), Vincenzo Grifo (Freiburg), Ciro Immobile (Lazio), Lorenzo Insigne (Napoli), Moise Kean (Juventus), Leonardo Pavoletti (Cagliari), Matteo Politano (Inter), Fabio Quagliarella (Sampdoria)
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