Head Coach Mancini calls up 35 players for second training camp at CovercianoDue giorni di lavoro, concordato dalla FIGC con la Lega di Serie A, che riguarda i giocatori di fascia di età più giovane che già fanno parte del giro azzurro
Friday, April 26, 2019
Roberto Mancini’s National Team are gearing up for yet another training camp, which will be the Azzurri’s second after a previous two-day meeting in February. By calling up 35 players, the aim will be to build upon March’s European Championship qualifiers against Liechtenstein and Finland, taking place on Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th April.
Mancini has called up 35 players that will gather at 12:00 CEST on Monday 29th at Covericano, where they’ll then complete their first training session in the afternoon. This will be followed by a further session on Tuesday before the camp comes to an end. Among the 35 Azzurri players, Di Lorenzo and Valoti (both born in 1993), while Gozzi, Riccardi and Salcedo are the youngest (all born in 2001). In addition to the National Team staff, Under-21 Coach Luigi Di Biagio will also be present, alongside National Youth Team Coordinator Maurizio Viscidi and Under-20 Coach Paolo Nicolato.
Goalkeepers: Emil Audero (Sampdoria), Marco Carnesecchi (Atalanta), Alex Meret (Napoli), Alessandro Plizzari (Milan);
Defenders: Alessandro Bastoni (Parma), Raoul Bellanova (Milan), Davide Biraschi (Genoa), Kevin Bonifazi (Spal), Mattia Caldara (Milan), Andrea Conti (Milan), Federico Dimarco (Parma), Giovanni Di Lorenzo (Empoli), Paolo Iweru Gozzi (Juventus), Sebastiano Luperto (Napoli), Nicola Murru (Sampdoria), Luca Pellegrini (Cagliari), Giuseppe Pezzella (Genoa), Filippo Romagna (Cagliari), Francesco Vicari (Spal);
Midfielders: Francesco Cassata (Frosinone), Danilo Cataldi (Lazio), Alessandro Murgia (Spal), Hans Nicolussi Caviglia (Juventus), Manolo Portanova (Juventus), Alessio Riccardi (Roma), Mattia Valoti (Spal), Emanuel Vignato (Chievo), Nicolò Zaniolo (Roma);
Forwards: Patrick Cutrone (Milan), Simone Edera (Bologna), Riccardo Orsolini (Bologna), Andrea Pinamonti (Frosinone); Vittorio Parigini (Torino), Andrea Petagna (Spal), Eddie Salcedo (Inter).
Monday 29 April
12:00 CEST: Players to gather at Coverciano
13:30 CEST: Press conference with Head Coach Roberto Mancini and Under-21 tactician Luigi Di Biagio
17:00: Training (first 15 minutes open to the press)
Tuesday 30 April
10:00: Training (behind closed doors)