Italy Euro 2021 Team Squad Lineup Schedule & Live stream Info: Italy is one of the qualifier teams of the Euro 2020 championship filled with an outstanding group of new generation players who are struggling to find a place in the final 23-man squad. We surely miss those days watching legends like Gianluigi Buffon, Andrea Pirlo, or Alessandro Del Piero playing regularly for the blues. Of course, the upcoming tournament is important for many aspirants as it will determine who stays and who goes.
Team: Italy Group: A Captain: Giorgio Chiellini Head coach: Roberto Mancini FIFA ranking: 7 Best ever tournament finish: Winner (1968)
Fans were disheartened to see their favorite team witnessing a sudden drop from grace when they failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. It was a shocking moment to see the European giant sliding down the FIFA rankings reaching their lowest ever to 21st place in August 2018.
Roberto Mancini did manage to stabilize the team by bringing an innovative style of football that he displayed with Manchester City in the Premier League. Azuri is another team to qualify for the Euro 2020 championship by winning 10 out of 10 matches. This time Italy has won the qualifiers round and is placed in Group H of the Euro 2020 championship. The team will be lead by Leonardo Bonucci as a captain for the upcoming Euro 2020 Qualifiers and Championship.
It will be interesting to see two popular players Andrea Belotti and Ciro Immobile in the European Championship. With the squad full of young and dynamic footballers, chances are high for Italy to dominate against Turkey, Switzerland, and Wales in Group H. Also some international players would be called up for the Euro 2020 competition.
The official Italy Euro 2021 squad will be announced by the organizers 10 days before the opening match. So stay with us as once the official announcement is declared about the Italy squad for the European Championship 2021 we will update here.
Wednesday 16th June
Match 2 – Group A: Italy vs Switzerland (8pm)
Sunday 20th June
Match 3 – Group A: Italy vs Wales (5pm)
Italy euro 2021 squad players list
Italy manager Roberto Mancini will announce his squad on Sunday 30th May.
Mancini named a 33-man squad for the friendly match against San Marino, given below, but this will not necessarily be the same team that will travel to the Euro 2020. However, it may give an indication into Mancini’s thinking.
Defenders: Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Alessandro Florenzi (PSG), Francesco Acerbi (Lazio), Leonardo Spinazzola (Roma), Cristiano Biraghi (Fiorentina), Giovanni Di Lorenzo (Napoli), Gianluca Mancini (Roma), Alessandro Bastoni (Inter), Manuel Lazzari (Lazio), Rafael Toloi (Atalanta)
Midfielders: Marco Verratti (PSG), Nicolo Barella (Inter), Lorenzo Pellegrini (Roma), Bryan Cristante (Roma), Manuel Locatelli (Sassuolo), Stefano Sensi (Inter), Matteo Pessina (Atalanta), Gaetano Castrovilli (Fiorentina)