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Tuesday March 19 2019
Meret grateful for Buffon praise

Napoli and Italy starlet Alex Meret has expressed his gratitude for Gianluigi Buffon’s praise. “If I became a goalkeeper, I owe it to him.”

Buffon previously said it was ‘exciting’ to watch Meret work, and the former Udinese shot-stopper is ready to repay the Italy icon by ‘emulating’ him.

“It’s a great source of satisfaction,” he said at a Press conference for Italy Under-21s’ upcoming games against Austria and Croatia.

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Sunday March 10 2019
Double Italy duty for Kean

Teenage Juventus striker Moise Kean could find himself playing for both the Italy Under-21 and senior teams later this month.

The forward just turned 19 in February and hit the headlines with a sensational brace in Friday’s 4-1 win over Udinese.

According to the Corriere dello Sport, he could be doing double international duty over the next couple of weeks.

He’d first be called in for the Under-21 squad, who are playing friendlies against Austria on March 21 and Croatia on March 25.

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Friday November 23 2018
U21 Euros: Italy open against Spain

Italy begin their European Under-21 Championship against Spain on June 16, then face Poland and Belgium.

The Azzurrini were drawn in the Group of Death this evening, despite being the tournament hosts, and face a very tough route to the semi-finals.

The three group winners qualify along with the best runners-up.

Italy open their campaign against Spain at the Stadio Dall’Ara in Bologna on June 16.

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Friday November 23 2018
Gravina: 'Italy stars for U21 Euros'

FIGC President Gabriele Gravina implies all eligible Italy players will be available for the Under-21 European Championship.

The Azzurrini are the host nation, yet also drawn in the Group of Death with Spain, Belgium and Poland.

“Spain as the opening game is an important clash that immediately gives an idea of the difficulty of this tournament,” Gravina told Rai Sport.

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Friday November 23 2018
Di Biagio bemoans U21 draw

Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio feels they had the toughest draw with Spain, Belgium and Poland in the European Championship.

The Azzurrini are in Group A and begin the competition in 2019 against Spain on June 16 at the Stadio Dall’Ara in Bologna.

Italy are hosting the tournament, while Germany are in Group B with Austria, Serbia and Denmark.

England will face France, Romania and Croatia in Group C.

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Friday November 23 2018
U21 Euros Draw: Italy Group of Death

The draw for the 2019 Under-21 European Championship, hosted by Italy, pits the Azzurri against Spain, Belgium and Poland.

Matches will be played next summer at the Stadio Dall’Ara in Bologna, Mapei Stadium/Stadio Citta del Tricolore in Reggio-Emilia, Stadio Dino Manuzzi in Cesena, Stadio Nereo Rocco in Trieste, Stadio Friuli/Dacia Arena in Udine and San Marino Stadium in Serravalle.

The tournament runs from June 16 to the Final on June 30 at the Dacia Arena in Udine.

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Sunday November 18 2018
Di Biagio: 'Azzurrini need goals'

Gigi Di Biagio congratulated the Italy Under-21 players who stepped up to the senior squad and prepares for an Azzurrini meeting with Germany.

The Azzurrini were beaten 2-1 by England in a friendly, despite having numerous scoring opportunities, and they face their German counterparts in another test on Monday.

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Saturday November 17 2018
Adjapong fractured fibula

Sassuolo wing-back Claud Adjapong fractured his fibula during the Italy Under-21 friendly against England this week.

He went off just 21 minutes into the 2-1 defeat at the Stadio Paolo Mazza in Ferrara on Thursday.

Upon his return to the Sassuolo base, the club announced Adjapong has been diagnosed with a compound fracture of the left fibula.

It is not yet clear how long he will be out for, but more tests will be performed over the next few days and he’ll see a specialist before deciding on the next step.

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Saturday November 17 2018
Calabria and Romagnoli injured

Milan’s injury crisis just keeps getting worse, as Davide Calabria and Alessio Romagnoli pulled out of their respective Italy squads.

The Under-21 side lost 2-1 to England and have another friendly against Germany coming up on Monday evening.

Calabria won’t take part, as the Rossoneri full-back is still struggling with an ankle injury and has been sent home early.

Instead, Coach Gigi Di Biagio called in 22-year-old SPAL full-back Lorenzo Dickmann.

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Thursday November 15 2018
Cutrone: 'Italy had more chances'

Patrick Cutrone can’t believe England beat Italy at Under-21 level when “we created so many more chances,” but is ready to replace Gonzalo Higuain at Milan.

The Azzurrini lost 2-1 in a friendly in Ferrara’s Stadio Mazza today, as Dominic Solanke scored twice and Moise Kean had temporarily equalised.

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