Lazio defender Luiz Felipe and Cagliari ahead Joao Pedro have each acquired their first call-up for Italy on Friday forward of subsequent week’s World Cup play-off towards North Macedonia.
Brazil-born duo Felipe and Pedro had been included within the Italy coaching camp in January, however striker Mario Balotelli has missed out on a spot within the play-off squad together with AC Milan’s Alessio Romagnoli.
The Azzurri will tackle North Macedonia in Palermo on March 24. In the event that they win the reigning European champions will then play the winner of Portugal versus Turkey 5 days later.
Damage absences embody AS Roma defender Leonardo Spinazzola, who has not performed since rupturing an Achilles tendon through the European championships, with Juventus winger Federico Chiesa’s season over with a knee damage.
Juve midfielder Manuel Locatelli has been referred to as up regardless of testing constructive for Covid-19 on Thursday.
Goalkeepers: Alessio Cragno (Cagliari), Gianluigi Donnarumma (Paris Saint-Germain), Pierluigi Gollini (Tottenham), Salvatore Sirigu (Genoa)
Defenders: Francesco Acerbi (Lazio), Alessandro Bastoni (Inter), Cristiano Biraghi (Fiorentina), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus), Giovanni Di Lorenzo (Napoli), Emerson Palmieri (Lyon), Alessandro Florenzi (AC Milan), Luiz Felipe (Lazio), Gianluca Mancini (Roma)
Midfielders: Nicolò Barella (Inter Milan), Bryan Cristante (Roma), Jorginho (Chelsea), Manuel Locatelli (Juventus), Lorenzo Pellegrini (Roma), Matteo Pessina (Atalanta), Stefano Sensi (Sampdoria), Sandro Tonali (Milan), Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain)
Forwards: Andrea Belotti (Torino), Domenico Berardi (Sassuolo), Ciro Motionless (Lazio), Lorenzo Insigne (Napoli), Joao Pedro (Cagliari), Matteo Politano (Napoli), Giacomo Raspadori (Sassuolo), Gianluca Scamacca (Sassuolo) Mattia Zaccagni (Lazio), Nicolò Zaniolo (Roma).