Official: De Rossi Out, Destro In for Gli Azzurri

Cesare Prandelli has released his call-up list for Italy’s friendly match Spain on March 5th and Roma striker Mattia Destro represents the only player in the Giallorossi squad called by Prandelli.

Daniele De Rossi, a regular in the Azzurri XI, has not been capped by Prandelli due to the jab he threw at Mauro Icardi in Roma’s match against Inter at the Olimpico.

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