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Serie A suitable for Chelsea’s Emerson Palmieri – Mancini

Fri 15 January 2021 | 9:52

Italy national team manager Roberto Mancini believes Emerson Palmieri should return to Serie A from Premier League side Chelsea.

In the interview with La Gazzetta Dello Sport,

Roberto Mancini

admits it is better for Chelsea’s

Emerson Palmieri

to return to Serie A and calls

Lorenzo Insigne

fairly irreplaceable in the Italy squad.




are both interested to sign Chelsea’s defender in the January transfer window.

“It would be ideal for him to join an ambitious Serie A club, it would be the best thing and the same is true of [Stephan] El Shaarawhy,”

Mancini said


Lorenzo Insigne has put up better performances in the national team compared to his club Napoli.

“He is unique for us. With his link-up play, he is the less replaceable player we have,"

Mancini revealed


“[Lorenzo] Pellegrini is also very important for us, he can play in every role and he always plays well, he is such a nice guy too.”

Can be a reference for

Nicolò Zaniolo


“Nicolò is only young. He will understand that he can only improve by dedicating a big slice of his day to football.”



still have a chance to break into the squad?

“I don’t close doors on anyone, but for Mario is very difficult, same thing for [Mattia] Destro. After [Ciro] Immobile and [Andrea] Belotti there are players like [Francesco] Caputo, [Kevin] Lasagna, [Gianluca] Scamacca who are ahead in the peaking order. [Moise] Kean is doing very well too.”

source: SportMob