Fabio Borini is the stand-out player in Italy’s Under 21 squad that will travel to Israel next month.
The 22-year-old joined Liverpool from AS Roma last summer for around £10million after scoring ten goals for the Serie A outfit.
Borini had previous spells in England with Chelsea and Swansea after playing for Bologna’s youth academy.
Marco Verratti also gets a call up as he comes in fresh off the back of winning Ligue 1 with Paris St Germain. He joined the French giants from Pescara, where he made his first-team debut at the age of 16.
Devis Mangia’s squad also includes Napoli midfielder Lorenzo Insigne, who has grabbed five goals in eight under 21 appearances for Italy.
Goalkeepers: 1 Bardi (Novara), 12 Colombi (Modena), 22 Leali (VirtusLanciano);
Defenders: 13 Bianchetti (Hellas Verona), 3 Biraghi (Cittadella), 6 Caldirola(Brescia), 5 Capuano (Pescara), 23 Crimi (Grosseto), 2 Donati (Grosseto), 19Regini (Empoli);
Midfielders: 16 Bertolacci (Genoa), 7 Florenzi (Roma), 10 L Insigne (Napoli), 8 Marrone (Juventus), 21 Rossi (Brescia), 15 Sansone (Parma), 18 Saponara (Empoli), 4 Verratti (Paris St. Germain);
Forwards: 20 Borini (Liverpool), 14 Destro (Roma), 11 Gabbiadini (Bologna), 9 Immobile (Genoa), 17 Paloschi (Chievo)