Wed 18 January 2023 | 15:24

Roberto Mancini: “We’ll play England in March and it won’t be easy"

Pushing to win the Nations League this term, Italy will also play England in Euro qualifiers with Mancini well aware of the difficulties he will face against the Three Lions.

The Nations League's semi-final and final will be held in June after


's Euro 2026 qualifiers against England. Attending an event in Rome on Wednesday alongside FIGC President Gabriele Gravina to launch the new Azzurri kits, Mancini told



“Italy is loved worldwide for many things, including the national team.

“We’ll play England in March and it won’t be easy, they are a strong national team and we hope we’ll do well also to prepare in the best way for the Nations League’s Final four.”

Italy will play either Croatia, the Netherlands, or Spain in the Nations League's semi-finals. However,

Roberto Mancini

insists he has no preference for their next opponents:

“what matters is to win.

In addition to England, Italy will face Malta, North Macedonia, and Ukraine in the 2024 Euro-qualifying Group C. The Euros qualifiers will be held in March before the Euro Nations League in June.



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