Roberto Mancini, coach of the Italian national team Give Boca Juniors striker Mateo Retegui a chance to play for the Azzurri
Italian media Sport Mediaset reports that Mancini has decided to summon Retegui, an Argentine striker with an Italian passport. Made it to the Italian national team for the first time. Solve the shortage of many strikers in the March program.
Retegui, 23, was born in San Fernando, Argentina. Is a center forward under Boca Juniors who has a loan contract with Tigre until the end of the 2023 season. They having just play 6 games this season. Retegui has scored 6 goals, leading the Argentine top scorer. At this timeReports say Mancini has informed Retegui about his first call-up to the Italian national team.
And waiting for an answer from the players If this opportunity is accept. Will lose the right to play for Argentina in the future immediately Italy’s two games in March are Euro 2024 qualifying games at Diego Armando Maradona’s Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on March 23, followed by a trip to Malta three days later. come.
As per Sportmediaset, Mancini has already informed Retegui. That he will be given his first call-up for the next two international fixtures against England and Malta. The opening two games in the Euro 2024 qualifiers.
If he accept he will no longer be allowe to play for Argentina.
The Azzurri will host the Three Lions at the Stadio Maradona on March 23, visiting Malta three days later.