Luciano Spalletti releases Italy's provisional squad for Euro 2024


The head coach of Italy, Luciano Spalletti has officially announced his 30-man preliminary squad ahead of the Euro 2024 Championship.

The 30-man squad was released by the Italian Football Association on Thursday, May 23, 2024. According to reports from Italy, four players will still be dropped from this list and every nation is allowed only 26 players for the Euro 3

Who are Italy's invited players for Euro 2024?

Goalkeepers: Donnarumma (PSG), Vicario (Tottenham), Meret (Napoli), Provedel (Lazio);

Defenders: Acerbi (Inter), Bastoni (Inter), Darmian (Inter), Scalvini (Atalanta), Buongiorno (Torino), Mancini (Roma), Calafiori (Bologna), Di Lorenzo (Napoli), Bellanova (Torino), Dimarco (Inter), Cambiaso (Juventus);

Midfielders: Barella (Inter), Frattesi (Inter), Cristante (Roma), Pellegrini (Roma), Fagioli (Juventus), Jorginho (Arsenal), Ricci (Torino), Folorunsho (Hellas Verona).

Forwards: Chiesa (Juventus), Raspadori (Napoli), Retegui (Genoa), Scamacca (Atalanta), Orsolini (Bologna), Zaccagni (Lazio), El Shaarawy (Roma).

Spalletti will hope he can lead Italy to a successful title defence as the Italians will be looking to win the tournament back-to-back. He took over the national team job in September 2023 when he took over the coaching job from Roberto Mancini who failed to qualify Italy for the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

The Azzurri will play two friendlies ahead of Euro 2024, facing Turkey on June 4th and Bosnia on June 9th.

Which countries are in Italy's group at Euro 2024?

The Italians are drawn alongside Albania, Spain and Croatia

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