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Mancini announces the preliminary squad for Italy ahead of Euro 2020

Roberto Mancini has determined Italy's initial squad of 33 players for the Euro 2020 tournament this summer, and the training camp for the Azzurri team begins on Monday, May 24, and the first friendly match will be held on May 28 against San Marino.

Which came as follows:

Goalkeepers: Alessio Cragno (Cagliari), Gianluigi Donnarumma (Milan), Alex Merritt (Naples) and Salvatore Serego (Turin).

Defenders: Francesco Acherby (Lazio), Alessandro Bastoni (Inter), Cristiano Perage (Fiorentina), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus), Giovanni Di Lorenzo (Napoli), Alessandro Florenzi (Paris Saint-Germain), Manuel Lazari ( Paris Saint-Germain), Gianluca Mancini (Rome), Leonardo Spinazzola (Rome), Raphael Toloy (Atalanta).

Midfielders: Niccolo Barrilla (Inter), Gaetano Castroveli (Fiorentina), Brian Cristante (Roma), Manuel Locatelli (Sassuolo), Lorenzo Pellegrini (Roma), Matteo Pesena (Atalanta), Stefano Sensi (Inter), Marco Verratti (Paris San) Germain).

Attack: Andrea Belotti (Turin), Domenico Berardi (Sassuolo), Federico Bernardeschi (Juventus), Federico Chiesa (Juventus), Vincenzo Griffo (Freiburg), Cerro Immobil (Lazio), Lorenzo Insigne (Naples), Moise Kane (Paris Saint-Germain) ). ), Matteo Politano (Naples), Giacomo Raspadore (Sassuolo).

Jorginho and Emerson Palmeri are yet to be listed, as they will play the Champions League final against Manchester City on May 29.

The Azzurri will play the first match in Euro 2020 against Turkey at the "Olympico" stadium on June 11, and Mancini has extended his contract with the Azzurri national team until 2026.

"I am really happy and thank the president. It's a wonderful moment. We have extended our agreement. We will play in many competitions, and it will not be easy to win. We are trying to present the project that we started three years ago," Mancini said at a press conference.

He added: "There are many young players and we hope that we will soon reap the fruits of our work. We will need some luck at some moments, and we want to have a say in the European Championship."