NEWS
Monday May 27 2019
U21 Euros: Provisional Italy squad

Gigi Di Biagio has named his provisional Italy squad for the European Under-21 Championship, including Alex Meret, Sandro Tonali and Riccardo Orsolini.

Italy are hosting the tournament with San Marino in June and the pre-training retreat begins in Rome on Wednesday.

Bologna forward Simone Edera, who is owned by Torino, has pulled out due to injury, so Pescara pair Riccardo Sottil and Ferdinando Del Sole are called up instead.

Milan full-back Davide Calabria will only join up from June 3, as he is undergoing treatment, while Cittadella striker Gabriele Moncini has been allowed to wait until the Serie B promotion play-off final against Verona.

European U21 Championship provisional squad

Goalkeepers: Emil Audero (Sampdoria), Alex Meret (Napoli), Lorenzo Montipò (Benevento);

Defenders: Claud Adjapong (Sassuolo), Alessandro Bastoni (Parma), Kevin Bonifazi (Spal), Arturo Calabresi (Bologna), Davide Calabria (Milan), Fabio De Paoli (Chievo Verona), Federico Dimarco (Parma), Sebastiano Luperto (Napoli), Giuseppe Pezzella (Genoa), Filippo Romagna (Cagliari);

Midfielders: Francesco Cassata (Frosinone), Gaetano Castrovilli (Cremonese), Manuel Locatelli (Sassuolo), Rolando Mandragora (Udinese), Alessandro Murgia (Spal), Sandro Tonali (Brescia), Luca Valzania (Frosinone);

Forwards Federico Bonazzoli (Padova), Patrick Cutrone (Milan), Ferdinando Del Sole (Pescara), Gabriele Moncini (Cittadella), Riccardo Orsolini (Bologna), Vittorio Parigini (Torino), Riccardo Sottil (Pescara).

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