Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli Announces 23-Man Squad For Romania Friendly

Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has announced his 23-man side that he will use against Romania.
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).

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