Italy U21 coach Carmine Nunziata has announced the squad for the upcoming matches against San Marino and Ireland. The squad features a mix of familiar names and new faces, showcasing the depth of talent in Italian youth football.
Nunziata expressed his confidence in the squad, stating, “We have a strong group of players who are eager to represent their country at the U21 level. I am excited to see how they perform in the upcoming matches.”
The goalkeeping position will be contested by Sebastiano Desplanches, Jacopo Sassi, and Gioele Zacchi, all of whom have shown great form for their respective clubs.
In defense, the likes of Tommaso Barbieri, Riccardo Calafiori, and Diego Coppola will be tasked with keeping the opposition at bay, while providing an attacking threat from the back.
The midfield boasts a combination of creativity and tenacity, with players like Tommaso Baldanzi, Cesare Casadei, and Matteo Prati expected to dictate the tempo of the game.
Up front, the attacking options are plentiful, with the likes of Lorenzo Colombo, Francesco Pio Esposito, and Wilfried Gnonto ready to lead the line and provide the necessary firepower.
Nunziata concluded by saying, “I have faith in this group of players and believe that they have the talent and determination to achieve success in the upcoming matches.”
The upcoming matches will provide an opportunity for the young Italian players to showcase their abilities and potentially stake a claim for a spot in the senior national team in the future.