First tegola for Spalletti: an Azzurri goes down, no European Championships

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First tegola for Spalletti: an Azzurri goes KO, no European

First headstone for Luciano Spalletti ahead of the European Football Championship in Germany: Nicolò Zaniolo, one of the players on the tour of the Azzurri national team, has è injured his foot during the second half of the match between Aston Villa and Liverpool and will be è in all probability forced to skip the continental review organized by the Germans.

Zaniolo, who è injured at 79' after a change of direction, suffered a fracture in the metatarsal of his left foot during the Premier League match: the player will return to Italy for checks and to figure out the recovery time, but his farewell to the European Championships seems virtually certain.

For the former Roma midfielder, it&#39s a curse: he will miss Italy&#39s triumphant European Championship in 2021 due to a ruptured cruciate ligament in his left knee. Zaniolo had played both of the national team’s friendlies in the United States and was held in high regard by the former Napoli coach.

Spalletti will have to find a replacement: to Vivo Azzurro TV the Italy coach confirmed that the list of summoned players è practically ready. "The summonses for Euro2024 are 80% done, but then there’s a 20% window in which we are always ready to embrace those who want to stay in, or let out those who think the national team is a personal game. To those who stay home we have to show that and rise to the occasion. The fans should not have the feeling that they are dealing with spoiled children, but with serious guys".

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