Roberto Mancini Names Italy Call-ups for June Fixtures

Roberto Mancini issued the call-ups for the upcoming Italy matches, naming a large squad as usual. The coach will have 39 men at his disposal for the Finalissima against Argentina. The Azzurri will then face Germany twice, Hungary, and England in Nations League. They will play at Wembley Stadium on two occasions and also in Bologna, Cesena and Monchengladbach.

Ciro Immobile is out due to a fractured malleolus that cost him the last two matches, Tuttomercatoweb informs. Rafael Leao Toloi is on the mend with a thigh strain, while Federico Chiesa and Gaetano Castrovilli with major knee injuries.

Giorgio Chiellini will play his last game with the Azzurri against Argentina and then make way to the younger defenders, especially Alessandro Bastoni and Gianluca Mancini. Andrea Pinamonti and Davide Frattesi could make their international debut after very solid seasons with Empoli and Sassuolo. Caprari returns among the Italy call-ups after three years. He has logged 12 goals and 7 assists with Verona in 2021-2022.

Leonardo Spinazzola is available for the first time since tearing his Achilles tendon in the Euro final. He got two starts with Roma down the stretch. Among those that are not necessarily regulars, the gaffer included Federico Dimarco, Manuel Lazzari, Mattia Zaccagni and Moise Kean, who had not been present in a while. Mario Balotelli is absent despite his good numbers in Turkey. On top of the Italy call-ups, the Football Association announced that assistant Giovanni Vio and match analyst Antonio Gagliardi would leave the national team to pursue other opportunities.