Italy Under-21 coach Paolo Nicolato warns that "not enough young Italians are playing regularly at the top level," although three were promoted to the senior squad.
Nicolato's side has had various players drop out of the squad through injury, while midfielder Sandro Tonali was promoted to the first team after several injuries to Italy's senior squad, including Marco Verratti.
Speaking to Rai Sport, Nicolato believes that the players in his squad can get the job done against Iceland and Armenia over the next several days.
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