Fiorentina stars in international action

Fiorentina stars in international action

12/11/2018 16:45


Thirteen Viola players have been called up by their respective national teams for matches over the coming days.

Federico Chiesa and Cristian Biraghi will train with Italy in Coverciano until Friday, when the Azzurri will travel to Milan ahead of their final Nations League match against Portugal on Saturday. Roberto Mancini's squad will then transfer to Genk, Belgium, where on Tuesday they face the USA in a friendly.

Four Fiorentina goalkeepers are away on international duty. Alban Lafont has been called up to the France U21 squad for friendlies against Switzerland and Spain on 16 and 19 November.

Bartolomej Dragowski will be involved with Poland U21s as they take on Portugal in a two-legged play-off to determine who will qualify for next summer's European U21 Championship.

Meanwhile Federico Brancolini and Simone Ghidotti have been called up to Italy U18s and U19s, respectively.

German Pezzella and Giovanni Simeone have flown to Argentina for a friendly double header against Mexico (16 and 20 November).

Edimilson Fernandes is in the Switzerland squad for games against Qatar and Belgium in Lugano and Lucerne, while Nikola Milenkovic could feature for Serbia in Belgrade against Montenegro and Lithuania in the Nations League (17 and 20 November).

Marko Pjaca will be involved with Croatia for Nations League fixtures against Spain in Zagreb (15 November) and England in London (19 November).

David Hancko's Slovakia face two Nation Leagues games against Ukraine and the Czech Republic, on 16 and 19 November respectively.

Dusan Vlahovic meanwhile will travel to Northern Ireland with Serbia U19s for three European Championship qualifying matches in six days, against Kazakhstan, Northern Ireland and Poland.

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