Conte Call Three New Faces to the Italian national team
Rome – Italy coach, Antonio Conte, has announced the squad that will he used to match against Bulgaria and the UK. Among the players who called Conte, there are three new faces.
Three new faces that are Mirko Valdifiori (Empoli), Eder (Sampdoria), and Franco Vazquez (Palermo). Valdifiori get a call after injuring Andrea Pirlo.
Meanwhile, Eder is a player who was born in Brazil, while the Argentine-born Vazquez. However, they both have held an Italian passport.
Italy will face Bulgaria in the 2016 European Cup qualifier in Sofia on March 28. Three days later, the Azzurri will undergo a friendly match against England in Turin.
Goalkeepers: Buffon (Juventus), Perin (Genoa), Sirigu (Paris Saint Germain);
Defender: Barzagli (Juventus), Bonucci (Juventus), Chiellini (Juventus), Moretti (Torino), Ranocchia (Inter);
Midfield: Antonelli (Milan), Bertolacci (Genoa), Candreva (Lazio), Cerci (Milan), Darmian (Torino), Florenzi (Roma), Marchisio (Juventus), Parolo (Lazio), Pasqual (Fiorentina), Soriano (Sampdoria ), Valdifiori (Empoli), Verratti (Paris Saint Germain);
Attacker: Eder (Sampdoria), Gabbiadini (Napoli), Immobile (Borussia Dortmund), Pelle; (Southampton), Vazquez (Palermo), Zaza (Sassuolo)