Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has announced his 23-man squad for the upcoming friendly against Romania on Wednesday evening in Klagenfurt.
Prandelli has re-called several players including Alberto Aquilani, Davide Santon and Mario Balotelli, as well as giving Argentina-born Cristian Ledesma his chance at an international cap with the Azzurri. Meanwhile, Andrea Ranocchia, Alessandro Diamanti, and Federico Balazaretti also recieved their first call-ups.
Here is the full list:
Goalkeepers: Antonio Mirante (Parma), Salvatore Sirigu (Palermo), Emiliano Viviano (Bologna).
Defenders: Davide Astori (Cagliari), Federico Balzaretti (Palermo), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Mattia Cassani (Palermo), Domenico Criscito (Genoa), Daniele Gastaldello (Sampdoria), Andrea Ranocchia (Genoa), Davide Santon (Inter).
Midfielders: Alberto Aquilani (Juventus), Daniele De Rossi (Roma), Alessandro Diamanti (Brescia), Cristian Ledesma (Lazio), Claudio Marchisio (Juventus), Stefano Mauri (Lazio), Andrea Pirlo (Milan).
Strikers: Mario Balotelli (Manchester City), Alberto Gilardino (Fiorentina), Giampaolo Pazzini (Sampdoria), Fabio Quagliarella (Juventus), Giuseppe Rossi (Villarreal).