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Sensi, Tonali, Grifo to join Italy roster for 1st time

IANS  |  Rome 

Young players Stefano Sensi, and were called up for the first time to Italy's national squad by Roberto Mancini, according to the Italian federation (FIGC).

Mancini continues his project to re-build the Italian team, giving the opportunity to midfielders Sensi, 22, who has recently been shining with Sassuolo and Tonali, 18, who plays at the second-tier team of Brescia, in addition to Hoffenheim's Grifo, 25, an Italian-German born in

The other young players who have been called up to join Italy's roster include Lorenzo Pellegrini, 22, Nicolo Barella, 21, and Federico Chiesa, 21, reports

is set to host in a match on November 17. They will play the in an international friendly three days later.

The squad:

Goalkeepers: (Cagliari), Gianluigi Donnarumma (Milan) and

Defenders: Cristiano Biraghi (Fiorentina), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus), (Juventus), Emerson Palmieri Santos (Chelsea), Alessandro Florenzi (Roma), Alessio Romagnoli (Milan) and

Midfielders: (Cagliari), Roberto Gagliardini (Inter), (Chelsea), (Roma), Stefano (Sassuolo), (Brescia) and (Paris Saint-Germain).

Forwards: (Sassuolo), (Juventus), (Fiorentina), (Hoffenheim), Ciro Immobile (Lazio), Lorenzo Insigne (Napoli), Kevin Lasagna (Udinese), (Cagliari) and

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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 15:52 IST
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