Wednesday January 23 2013
Marchetti set to face Holland

Federico Marchetti’s stunning form with Lazio will reportedly see him return to international duty for Italy’s game with Holland next month.

Click here for Luca Cetta’s blog on why Marchetti is hitting the headlines.

The shot-stopper has not featured for Italy since the 2010 World Cup, when he was pushed into the limelight by a Gigi Buffon injury.

He has been consistently impressive this season and performed more remarkable saves in the Coppa Italia semi-final against Juventus last night.

It is reported that Marchetti has done enough to convince Coach Cesare Prandelli to give him a recall for the February 6 friendly against Holland.

Marchetti is aided by the fact Emiliano Viviano has been dropped to the bench at Fiorentina.