Watford midfielder Cristian Battocchio has been added to the Italy Under-21 squad for a friendly in Romania.
Coach Gigi Di Biagio had originally called 23 players, but brought in former Udinese man Battocchio as an addition.
He’s not the only England-based player in the squad, as Fulham striker Marcello Trotta is also included.
Italy’s Under-21 side play their Romanian counterparts on Wednesday in Ploiesti and training begins on Monday.
Italy U21 for Romania: Bardi (Chievo Verona), Leali (Cesena); Antei (Sassuolo), Bianchetti (Verona), Biraghi (Chievo Verona), Goldaniga (Perugia), Murru (Cagliari), Romagnoli (Roma), Rugani (Empoli), Sabelli (Bari), Zappacosta (Atalanta); Battocchio (Watford), Benassi (Torino), Cataldi (Lazio), Crisetig (Cagliari), Dezi (Crotone), Molina (Atalanta), Sturaro (Genoa), Viviani (Latina); Belotti (Palermo), Berardi (Sassuolo), Bernardeschi (Fiorentina), Longo (Cagliari), Trotta (Fulham)
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