Spalletti, here is the staff of the national coach

Domenichini deputy, Baldini and Russo technical assistants. From Sunday 3 September the team will meet in Coverciano

The FIGC and the new head coach Luciano Spalletti have defined the staff of the national team, which from Sunday 3 September will meet at the Federal Technical Center in Coverciano to start a new adventure and at the same time continue the journey in the European Qualifiers for UEFA Euro Germany 2024 (September 9 North Macedonia-Italy in Skopje and three days later Italy-Ukraine in Milan).

With Spalletti there will be i two historical collaboratorswho started with him, one on the bench and the other on the pitch, since his debut as coach at Empoli (95-96): the deputy Marco Domenichini, from La Spezia, 65 years old, for 26 alongside the Certaldo coach, who has always followed him from Empoli to Naples, passing through Genoa (Sampdoria), Venice, Udine, Ancona, Udine again, Rome, St. Petersburg, Rome again, Milan (Inter) and Naples. AND Daniele Baldini, in the role of technical assistant, Florentine, 59 years old, who was a fixed point in the defense at Spalletti’s Empoli and then joined his former coach in his first experience in Rome (2005); the latest arrival among the technical assistants, with the coach since last season in Naples, is Salvatore ‘Sasa’ Russo, from Salerno, born in ’71, a long career between Serie B and C (and a season in A), with Spalletti in 2000 in Ancona, also with an experience in Empoli, as deputy Martusciello in 14-15. As well as the Arezzo Francesco Sinatti (athletic trainer), who the year before, with Sarri, had started working in football right at the ‘Castellani’, before following the ‘Commander’ in Naples, where he then met two years ago the current manager Franco Ferrini also joins the staff as athletic trainer, with over twenty years of experience in the world of football and already on Spalletti’s staff at Inter.

Marco Savorani, 58 years old from Rome, will instead work with the goalkeepers. in Rome). After the experience with Conte at Tottenham (2 years), from this season he is on Vincenzo Italiano’s staff at Fiorentina and will be divided between the Viola and the national team.

Another former Empoli player is Alessandro Pane, a midfielder who consecrated himself in Tuscany at the beginning of the 90s, who has already spent two seasons in the Azzurro as an Under 19 coach (2013-14 and 2014-15): for him the role of observer together to Giorgio Venturin and Marco Scarpa. Finally, Marco Mannucci, who has been with Club Italia since 2016, and Renato Baldi will be the match analysts.

Leading the Blue Delegation, as already made official in recent weeks, will be Gianluigi Buffon, record holder for appearances for the national team (176), who had left in March 2018 after the Manchester friendly with Argentina. On the other hand, Gabriele Oriali will not be part of the group, who after 9 years as team manager with coaches Conte, Ventura and Mancini, ends his experience in Azzurro.

Confirmed the medical staff (Angelo De Carli and Carmine Costabile) and the physiotherapy staff (Mauro Doimi, Fabio Sannino, Emanuele Randelli, Fabrizio Scalzi and Walter Martinelli), the nutritionist Matteo Pincella and the secretary Emiliano Cozzi.