With the Italy Men’s National Team preparing for their second set of fixtures under new coach Luciano Spalletti, the former Napoli boss has named his squad for the October fixtures. The Azzurri are again in 2024 European Championship Qualification action, hosting Malta on October 14 before travelling to face England on October 17.

Italy had a mixed start to life under Spalletti in their September fixtures, with the Azzurri drawing 1-1 with North Macedonia in his debut on the bench. They then followed that up with a 2-1 win over Ukraine.

The Azzurri currently sit second in Euro 2024 Qualification Group C behind leaders England, though they sit level on seven points with both Ukraine and North Macedonia. Italy have, though, played one game fewer than everybody else in the group.

Italy squad for October Euro 2024 qualifiers

Luciano Spalletti takes training with the Italy Men’s National Team. (@Azzurri_en)

Italy Men’s National Team coach Luciano Spalletti has named the following 27-player squad for the October fixtures:

Goalkeepers

Gianluigi Donnarumma (Paris Saint-Germain), Alex Meret (Napoli), Ivan Provedel (Lazio), Guglielmo Vicario (Tottenham).

Defenders

Francesco Acerbi (Inter), Alessandro Bastoni (Inter), Cristiano Biraghi (Fiorentina), Matteo Darmian (Inter), Giovanni Di Lorenzo (Napoli), Federico Dimarco (Inter), Federico Gatti (Juventus), Gianluca Mancini (AS Roma), Giorgio Scalvini (Atalanta), Destiny Udogie (Tottenham).

Midfielders

Nicolo Barella (Inter), Giacomo Bonaventura (Fiorentina), Bryan Cristante (AS Roma), Davide Frattesi (Inter), Manuel Locatelli (Juventus), Sandro Tonali (Newcastle United).

Forwards

Domenico Berardi (Sassuolo), Federico Chiesa (Juventus), Moise Kean (Juventus), Giacomo Raspadori (Napoli), Gianluca Scamacca (Atalanta), Mattia Zaccagni (Lazio), Nicolo Zaniolo (Aston Villa).

*Riccardo Orsolini (Bologna) joined the squad as a replacement for Mattia Zaccagni who, along with Ivan Provedel, pulled out.